yes pretty much this, they're called Romeo and Juliet laws at least when I was growing up, just cause it says 16 there can be circumstances, the one you posted is a good example, that's how it is where I'm at
@blutwolfe Yes, you are correct. My own state has close in age exemptions, but age gap can mean the difference between being within the law and a statutory rape charge. When it comes to sex involving 16 year olds, it's all fine and good until a parent complains to the police. Then it becomes a mess. I've defended both men and women caught up in this; sadly, the first time they'd actually read what the law says is when I show it to them - when they're in custody. There's way too much reliance on gossip, schoolyard lawyers, etc. when it comes to this topic (same with stand your ground and self-defense law, among others). In this day and age, ignorance of the law is insupportable - every state has its statutes available online, and one doesn't have to be a lawyer to read and understand them, one only needs to be literate. This, like many others, is a case where one really needs to look before one leaps, for it may not be legal under a particular set of circumstances.
Here's the different state laws on it.https://www.dunhamlaw.com/age-consent-texas/ Go down a ways to see all the laws. The 35 year old could potentially be charged with rape in some states especially if the person's parents got involved. That would put the older person on the sex offenders list.
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@david4urfun What means 'ST' ?
I wonder if we genderbend the situation, then you would say this same thing?
its not a relationship by the way it's more of a hookup, do you think in our case it's different
No I think it's even worse then. It's just too young for that man. he's a predator even if you dont see it
You're correct. The website is a good resource. Still, as I've told the OP in a separate comment, it's wise to read and understand what the statutes (which are readily available online) read and how the law is applied.
What kind of manifpuoation are you talking about
Before our 20s the frontal cortex is not yet fully developed, so our logic and reasoning is still quite faulty, it's as our control is low its easy not only to do stupid stuff but also to get into dangerous relationships
I'm safe trust me I play a doctor on TV
Thank you ! Finally a real person and not a pilgrim-bot.
It will definitely raise something and some times that's a good thing and sometimes that's a fantastic thing, right?
Spoken like a true cop. Everything should be illeagal. You see man that's whyNOBODY likes you as#$_oles.
No actually, marijuana IS ok. You have been mislead
i know its legal im asking if people think its morally ok for me to sleep with him
It has nothing to do with what other people, especially on the Internet, think-- if you want to, go ahead, and if you don't, don't. If you feel deeply attracted to him and into him, then the age doesn't matter in the moment, and if you feel some kind of reservation inside yourself for some reason that you can't quite explain, then go ahead and listen to that reservation. The decision is yours and his, not anyone else's.
Reservation as in, hesitation.
what do u think will go wrong with this 35yo guy, that wouldn't happen if he were my age?
I feel a 16 year old just is too young to handle someone physically, emotionally, and intellectually that old. I know that I would have nothing in common with someone that young and it wouldn't be that fun sexually because of the lack of experience and fear of hurting her... plus 16 year olds still look like babies (not actual babies but just super young)
i do understand a relationship between us is unlikely going to work out, that's why it is only going to be hookups but people still say he's too old for me (even just for sex) but then its just sex so I don't know why it'd matter (sorry if it seems im defending cuz obviously i do want t ohave sex with him but so many people say its wrong)
may i ask why thanks
may i ask why because most people either 'feel like' its ok or not, i want to hear some reasons from both sides ty
It's just sick for a 35 year old guy to fuck a 16 year old. Are you a virgin
no im not
Are you tight
Ever had sex with him?
no im asking people what they think first before that because i don't want to be judged
Do you want him