3mo I get now that it might not be socially acceptable but is it okay? I mean we aren't sexually involved; I just wanted some outside opinions to see what others thought before we decide to make our relationship public or not.
3mo By the way my boyfriend doesn't necessarily like the age gap either, he brings it up all the time about how it makes him feel like he's a creep or a pedo, but he figures that's since we like each other, and like how we make the other feel emotionally, it'd be okay, he doesn't want to make anything public until I'm at least 17 for the same reason I'm even asking this question like I stated before we are not sexually involved and both agreed that we wouldn't even cross that line for a long time
Its borderline. Generally speaking 3 years different is max for minors - but it can vary from case to case. I think parents should be aware of it though, but be aware that it will be frowned upon. Also sexual stuff should still wait as 4 years in that age-range is quite a lot of a maturity gap (think of your maturity levels when you were 4 years yougner and you know what I mean).
That being said I find it ridiculous how people say he is an adult and you not. Why? Because the law. People should start using their own view. you don't just are a child when 17 years and 364 days old and then turn an adult one year later. Its a process of developing.
Also age-differences like this are more common than you think and CAN work out quite well when treated right. Obviously they can also backfire quite a bit.
Personally I see nothing wrong with it as long as your parents are involved and no funny business is occurring, but generally society might frown upon it. As a 20 year old man, 16 is the youngest I would go with potential partners. Even then though, I would make it a thing to meet her parents first.
As long as you guys are careful. He can go to prison for that, depending on where you are. However mu best friend started dating her boyfriend when she was 14 and he was 22. Everyone thought it was kinda fucked up (including me) but now she's 21 and he's nearly 30 and they have two kids and a house together.
Noo, please don't do that. Even if it's not a sexual relashionship. He's a grown up, and you're still underaged. A grown man should know and understand not to engage in such a relashionship with someone your age.