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Sholay09Sholay09 Posts: 131 The Mix Convert
Hello I am 20 nearly 21 years old and I am thinking about trying online dating again to find an older guy in the new year but something has put me off now from wanting to try online dating again like when someone said that dating sites should have a minimum age of 25 instead of 18 and ever since reading something like that it has made me feel quite paranoid and angry now that I think that everyone is saying things about young people who are aged 18-24 on dating sites or trying them when no one should be saying anything like that at all and also no one should be saying that dating sites should have a minimum age of 25 rather than 18 because 25 would be too high and also because at age 18 someone should be allowed to do everything they want and also make their own decisions and mistakes and no age restrictions should apply to people over 18 or 21 because they are adults now and that age restrictions should only apply to children and teenagers. I just want everyone to accept with everything like dating sites, being allowed to smoke, drink, watch or buy porn and many others having a minimum age of 18 or 21 because those are adult ages and they are not children.


  • LaineLaine Deactivated Posts: 2,762 Boards Guru
    Sorry to hear you're feeling paranoid but the good news is that Dating sites Have no intention on changing the age range :)

    Of course there are age ranges for different things in place such as alcohol etc and I believe these have no intentions to change xo

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  • Sholay09Sholay09 Posts: 131 The Mix Convert
    Ok thank you for being helpful Laine. Someone else did say to me that they do not see the dating sites/agency being raised from age 18 to age 25 because a lot of people who are aged 18-24 use dating sites and also I did think myself that the dating sites/agency minimum age will not change to age 25.
  • Lucy307Lucy307 Posts: 1,171 Wise Owl
    Agree with above, I don't see the age limit changing either which is good. I think it's a really good thing for younger people to get online looking for someone as it's pretty hard to go out and meet new people face to face.
    Treat yourself as you would treat a good friend
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