I'm not out trying to date younger girls. Also, false accusations are not unheard of after a breakup with an immature partner. So when it comes to dating, how can you prepare yourself to deal with potential questions and issues? I would turn down Keith if I was 17 and he was 20. Also, false accusations are not unheard of after a breakup with an immature partner. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
Bottom line is that she is still a minor and they are responsible for her. I was a bit shocked as she doesn't look or act it. Other moms agree that it is important to set boundaries and establish rules. That was a rule in my house growing up. And most would agree that the difference between intimacy and abuse should be reflected in the laws of each state. This is a sticky issue, and one that has many members split over what's acceptable and what's not. I would ask you to think about it.
Most 17 year olds are obsessed with scoring and doing drugs nowadays. I suspect he may be a bit immature, she adds. She has gone to the extreme of bringing this boy to our home when we are at work. . If you meet him and decide he is wonderful, she should be allowed to date him, she says. The purpose behind most statutory rape laws is to punish grown adults who take sexual advantage of a minor.
Why You Should Be Proactive Another issue moms might want to consider is the possibility that your child will start dating without your permission. I think it is honorable that you are concerned with it being an issue! Thank you, I really liked your answer and advise! This guy is 20 and is actually mature enough to want to do the right thing. I knew she was still in high school but I figured she was either 18 or close to it, but then she said she was just turning 17. But whatever the case may be, I still feel 10 years is by far too much of a gap for me. I cannot give legal advice over the internet nor can I establish an attorney client relationship with you. You're an adult, and no longer considered a minor.
Page 1 of 4 , , , Well here's the deal. That 53-year-old and I are still friends today at 66 and 43, respectively. She says she thought she had the whole teen-age-difference-for-dating issue covered. You should seek counsel in your geographic area regarding any specific questions. Teenage relationships can gather steam quickly.
This is a simple rule,keep your pen out of the company ink. When you talk to teen girls, many times you'll hear about the immaturity of guys their age. But beyond the law of the land--the law in every household varies. That includes things you may not think of as intercourse. If it was my daughter you tried to date at your age, I would change your gender and probably beat you mercilessly. A lot depends on the girl and you. Views on the matter or more likely to result from physical attraction more than anything, as one tends to experience life events as the older one gets, becoming exhausted of what was once desired at the age of 20.
There's this girl I work with, have for about 2 months, who I think is pretty awesome. Both sides are not bound by any other ongoing meaningful relationship. You go from changing their diapers, to teaching them how to tie their shoes, to eventually helping them understand dating and love. Does the Punishment Fit the Crime? At best, the responders on this site can give you a few hints and guidance. In addition, if the father of your child is older than you, he can be charged with rape. I never posted that I don't 'want' to get laid.
But beyond the law of the land--the law in every household varies. Thus, a 18 year old senior male, in high school, with a Birthday of say April 1st could date a 17 year old Junior female also in high school with a Birthday of May 1st less than 1 year difference but if the Senior had a birthday which made him more than 365 older than the Junior, there could be trouble. The opinions and comments offered are in the nature of general business advice relating to generic questions that might be raised. I cannot give legal advice over the internet nor can I establish an attorney client relationship with you. I just wanted to get someone else's opinions. My 9-year-old tells me when she thinks a boy is cute.