Quick Answer: Is It Weird For A 17 To Date A 15?

What age gap is OK?

According to the rule, you divide your age by two and then add seven to calculate the “socially acceptable” minimum age for a partner.

For example, if you’re 32, you can date someone as young as 23 while remaining in the realm of “socially acceptable,” according to the calculation..

The question as phrased, the answer is ‘no. ‘ It is not legal. If the 16 year old engages in any sexual conduct with the 13 year old, they could face statutory rape charges and the parental consent assuming there was any would have no bearing…

Can a 17 and 21 year old date?

Shouse Law Group › California Blog › Criminal Defense › Can a 21 year old date a 17 year old in California? Yes, so long as the relationship is not sexual. If they have sexual intercourse, the 21-year-old can face criminal charges for statutory rape if they are not married.

Is it OK to date a 13-year-old at 17?

No. It is not illegal for a 13 and 17 year old to date.

Is it illegal to be 14 and date a 16 year old?

In general, it is not illegal in most states to date a 14 year old. Problems arise when the relationship turns sexual. Then there could be very serious criminal issues…

Is 17 and 20 a bad age gap?

No. It is if 18 is the age you become legal. If you are 20, you should not date someone who is still considered by law to be a child or minor.

Is it weird for a 17 to date a 14?

17-14 is kind of a weird disparity because the 14 year old is definitely not mature enough to be in a relationship with someone who in theory “knows the ropes”. … I was in a relationship with a girl I was 2 years older than as a junior in high school to a freshman in college.

Is 17 and 14 a big age difference?

And yes, 14 and 17 is too much of an age difference. Generally, the lower the ages of the kids, the narrower the acceptable age range is. This isn’t arbitrary, it’s because in the earlier ages, a tremendous number of changes take place in each person’s life.

2 attorney answers If dating includes sex (or any form of sexual activity) then the answer is NO – and parental approval is irrelevant. If you are under 16 then you may not lawfully engage in any sexual activity (not just intercourse) with anyone.

What age gap is too big?

This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date. So if you’re a 24-year-old, you can feel free to be with anyone who is at least 19 (12 + 7) but not someone who is 18.