The age of consent -- the age at which a person can legally give consent to a sexual partner -- varies from 14 to 18. for an adult -- 18 or older -- to have sexual contact with someone younger than 16.
Each week one or more contestants are sent home until the last two compete in the finale.
Dating customs have changed since you were a teenager.
The most striking difference is the young age at which children now begin dating: on average, twelve and a half for girls, and thirteen and a half for boys.
They march off en masse to the mall or to the movies, or join a gang tossing a Frisbee on the beach.
Don’t confuse group dating with double-dating or triple-dating.
, provides wanna-be singing sensations an opportunity to pursue their dreams. The contestants' reward: talent recognition and stardom. Teens need the life lessons of success and failure to mature.