How Big Of An Age Gap Is Too Big In A Relationship?
Alright so my sister and I are having an argument about whether it's wrong for a 22 year old to date a 16 year old; she thinks that it's wrong and that. 17 Jun I once hooked up with a girl who I met at a club. She "said" she was a student at the local community college. So anyhow when I'm driving her back home, I guess she was interested in some sort of relationship and she admits that she lied about that and was actually still a high school student, but didn't. Parental consent does not matter. But you may legally "date" a 16 year old if you are 22 years. old. You cannot "date" anyone under the age of A person under the age of 16 cannot consent in the eyes of the law. When you reach age 24, you may only "date" adults (18+).
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Relationship between a 16 year-old and 22 year-old? Are you at university?
That would land you in some shit in America lol. I myself do think that a 22 year old dating a 16 year old is kinda strange, but as someone mentioned before Im going to believe these things over a year old book telling people how to live. Where are their family plans? Original post by h-g-1 It's not illegal and a 6 year age difference is not crazy but at the age of 22 and 16, it's pretty weird.
Answer these quick questions and feature in TSR's next article! Start new discussion Reply. Follow 1 Is it fine for them to date or is it illegal? Kovu07 Follow 1 follower 9 badges Send a private message to Kovu Follow 2 Why would it be illegal?
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They're both over 16 so of course it's ok. Their interests may differ but there's nothing wrong with a 6 year age gap. Follow 3 Thank youu soo much for replying.
You have any links to support such a profound opinion? I also feel the naive one is the boy staring back at you when you look in the mirror every morning Dano. However I would not try to relate my experience to all cases of younger girls dating older guys. Some do and many do until theyre 25 or older in many ways. Its pointless for me to sit here saying its wrong and then just for you to say its right again and again.
I really appreciate it. Miller Follow 2 followers 9 badges Send a private message to Miller Follow 4 I'd imagine it would be slightly trickier for both parties due to differing life experiences, but if both are happy there is no reason not to.
Follow 5 Original post by rhianna It's fine, no problem at all as long as they are happy. I was 17 and my bf was 24, didn't make a difference. Follow 6 Original post by DSoul Hey People! Last edited by dean; at Follow 7 But 22 year olds that will go out with a 16 year old will almost certainly make my prediction come true.
Follow 8 It is legal but 22 Year Old Hookup 16 Year Old would worry about the guy. I'm 22 and I wouldn't go out with a 16 year old as to me 16 seems very young.
Using the half your age plus 7 rule, the youngest a 22 year old should go out with is As other people have said big age gaps can work but they usually work better as you get older, there is a huge difference in maturity between a 16 year and a 22 year old. Follow 9 Although it's legally 'okay', I believe that six years is way too young unless both people are over There's just something weird about it that I disagree with: Follow 10 Yeah i know, it is kinda weird, but if it makes both of them happy then?
Follow 11 learn more here Last edited by Acidedge; at Follow 12 It's not illegal and a 6 year age difference is not crazy but at the age of 22 and 16, it's pretty weird. He's either meant to be at uni, finished uni or he, at least, should have a job.
She is in school doing her GCSEs I would probably tell your friend to be careful - it's definitely strange. Follow 13 Original post by h-g-1 It's not illegal and a 6 year age difference is not crazy but at the age of 22 and 16, it's pretty weird. Follow 14 Coffey Follow 24 followers 0 badges Send a private message to Oh my Ms.
Follow 15 Someone who could have graduated dating someone who has just started A-levels Follow 16 I can't imagine someone whose finished uni going out with someone doing their GCSEs. Can't he find someone his own age instead of going out with a kid? Follow 17 In terms of legality. Sex Is legal at 16 and above. What surprises me is that in cases like this are stigmatised whereas if it were a 40 and 46 year old, it wouldnt be, despite having the same age gap.
My assumption is that maturity is the main factor.
Where source 16 you wouldn't typically class such a person as being mature even if you don't know them. I suppose that means this could be thought of as the 22year old trying to take advantage or something.
If both consent and there's nothing devious going on, then there shouldn't be anything wrong. Though it would be nice to get someone close to your age as others have said. Last edited by Dmon1Unlimited; at Tizz Follow 0 followers 0 badges Send a private message to Tizz.
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Follow 18 People change a lot between the age of usually after a year of uni That's the only reason I would advise against it. Follow 19 Follow 20 I find it remarkable how so many people are so conservative.
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