Dating customs vary from country to country. In some countries, it is not common for teenagers to date while in others it is very common. In your country are teenagers allowed to have boyfriends and girlfriends? If yes, at what age do people start dating? In your country, do people of different ethnic or religious backgrounds date? In your country is it okay for a girl to ask a boy for a date? Do parents help decide who a person is going to date? What are the typical things people do when they go on a date? How is dating different between here and the U.S.?