My 19-year-old son made a tinder and I am not sure it's a good idea: Advice?

So today, my 19yo Son comes home from work and tells me he joined Tinder!!! He has dated a few girls here and there from school but says he’d like to meet girls outside of our SMALL TOWN. His job is all men, so no chance of meeting someone there. I’m not really sure this is a good idea!! What do you mama’s think about this and any other suggestions on a good place to meet girls? TIA

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Well ultimately it’s his choice. I live in a small area so I understand how he feels. Let him live and experience life. Good or bad, it’s his life to live.

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He’s an adult, there’s nothing you can do :woman_shrugging:t3:

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He’s 19. Not a child. Say you don’t like it and move on.

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I mean- he’s 19. If you told him no, he cant use tinder, would he delete it?

Honestly if he’s talking to you and telling you about it I would think that’s awesome and leave it alone.

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Well I met my husband online. But I also met some…well…questionable men too. Its ultimately his choice, being 19, so you could just tell him ur concerns and hope he makes good life choices.

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My little 18 year old brother did too. And my mom was bothered by it as well. But she can’t really say much he is an adult in college. Even if she were to say “he can’t have it” how would she control it when he is away from her most of everyday. Between college football and school. :woman_shrugging:t4: kind of got to let him do what he wants.

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It’s time to cut the umbilical cord…

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That’s where I met my husband and we have been together 3 years

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I mean he’s an adult. ,🤷

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I met my man of over a decade online🤷
Leave him be. He’s an adult, young and experiencing life.
Who knows…over a decade later he could be telling his son how he messaged a pretty lady and how he got lucky she agreed to meet…lol

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Hes 19. Hes an adult. Let him do what he chooses for his dating life.

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At least he told you :woman_shrugging:t2: I hope that’s a sign you two have a good relationship. If so, this is a good opportunity for an adult heart to heart about dating, relationship and safe sex (it IS Tinder after all).

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He’s an adult, just remind him to be safe :woman_shrugging:

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I have a 19 yr old myself. I would just remind him to be safe. And wish him luck.

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Leave him alone, he’s a big boy

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Give him advice on safe dating, like meet in a public place or don’t give out your address before you meet them a few times. Tell him its ok to leave a date early if he doesnt feel comfortable.

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I met my partner on there. Know few who have

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:woman_shrugging:t3: married my first Tinder date so I’m probably not much help… but he’s 19- maybe just remind him that meting people off apps/internet is dangerous for everyone (not just girls) so it would be smart of him to let you know where he’s going and when to expect him back.

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Not your business maaaaa