Can A 12 Year Old Date A 16 Year Old?

Is dating a 16 year old at 20 OK?

Sonja R Porter.

16 is legal age of consent but you are still a minor and your parents have the right to decide who can come around you.

They can ask for and get a restraining order against him, which will go on his record..

Can a 15 year old date a 12 year old?

No, it is not illegal due to just your age difference. It only becomes illegal when there is sex involved, the person you are having sex with is under 16, and you would be either 1 )four years older but less than eight years older than the complainant…

Is it OK for a 16 year old to date a 13 year old?

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…

Is it wrong for a 13 to date 15?

The minimum age between dating people in order to not be “creepy” is 1/2 the older person’s age plus 7. So, a 16 year old should not date anyone younger than (1/2) x(16) + 7 = 15 years old. So, nope, 13 is too younger. … For any 13 year old, dating anyone older, the advice would be the same.

Is it wrong for a 16 to date 14?

Exactly this, if they did have sex, this would be statutory rape as the 14 year old cannot legally and genuinely consent to such conduct. There’s nothing illegal about a sixteen year old boy and a fourteen year old girl “dating”. … Basically – it’s an offence to have sex with someone who is under 16.

Can a 17 and 15 year old date?

People of any age can date each other. If either of them are under age their parents have to agree to the dating. It is never illegal to date with parental approval. However, each state has their own rules about sex and intercourse so as long as there is…

Is it weird for a 14 year old to date a 13 year old?

Originally Answered: Is it okay for a 14 year old to date a 13 year old? It’s perfectly fine. At that age your so close in age it makes little difference.

Is it OK to date a girl who is older than you?

There’s nothing wrong with dating older girls, personally I’ve only dated girls who were at least 2 years older than I was (wasn’t a conscious choice). 1 year isn’t even a significant difference, mentally you both will be about the same in terms of maturity/life experience.

What is the youngest a 16 year old can date?

15There is a so-called rule about dating: the youngest age you are supposed to date is half your age plus seven. So, if you’re 16, the youngest age you should consider is 15 — because 16 divided by two is eight and 8+7 equals 15.

Can 12 year olds date?

And what age is appropriate? The American Academy of Pediatrics notes that on average, girls begin dating as early as 12 and a half years old, and boys a year older.

Is 20 too old for a 16 year old?

Plain and simply no. 16 years old is a minor kid in every nation and the 20 years old is a grown adult. Even though age of consent can vary from 11–18, it is different from age of majority which is at minimum 18 globally.