I just wanted to get someone else's opinions. If the 15 yr old thinks that she is your equal partner, and you think that she is your equal partner--then it's weird. As part of our commitment to that mission, the AskWomen subreddit is curated to promote respectful and on-topic discussions, and not serve as a debate subreddit. Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. For example, if he had a rule of never being alone with a woman who wasn't his wife? I can imagine people at those ages who are still at basically the same life stage pretty much high schoolers, or both enrolled in community college classes, etc.
I am only licensed in Florida. You said you wanted to be more active, remember? Answers on Avvo are not to be considered a response to a specific legal issue in a specific jurisdiction - they are to be considered only general responses to hypothetical scenarios posed by the questioner. I know that there are some people who specifically single out underage kids because they are young, but I do believe that there are genuine cases of love. I have a friend with a daughter in college who is a bit like this, although she does have a boyfriend, but she has a hard time emotionally connecting to others. Thus, we ladies have looked to older men to fulfill those more grown-up needs. So I was totally the guy in this meme at one point. Sure, 4-5 year difference doesn't sound to bad, but it is when you are younger.
I'm wondering if your daughter, while she was in therapy, did any problem-solving work with this. No creation of an attorney-client relationship should be assumed or implied. An age gap in my opinion is just one of them. My husband is only 2 years older than me, but we have 4 years of school between us. I used to have a very good friend who was 8. I don't agree at all. That said, when I was 18 and 19 years old, I wasn't comfortable dating minors just on principle.
An exceptional anecdote that doesn't excuse anything - either way I agree its gonna involve those kinds of irky 'always with high schoolers' people in some capacity. My boyfriend and I both were at the same level in school, went to the same bars and clubs, were in the same levels in sports, etc. Dated until I was 19. If we apply standard rounding rules then the acceptable age of 16. I mean, I'm assuming they can legally hang out and be friends, even if it looks weird and creepy to everyone around. Yes, its despicable, but I think that many people have become to cautious.
Again, this is only possible when you really trust the adult friend. Obviously, this is a one-sided relationship. More In Florida, the age of legal consent is 16 years old. We've only been together for about a month, but he's already begun talking about marriage and such. An adult friend to a teen need not be the same as an adult friend to an adult, but neither does she need to be authoritarian or parental. I don't know what other advice I can give her.
If a woman is okay with that, I see no reason to modify the way I've lived for the past decade and a half. The best, the most honest, the most beautiful purest love in the world. Knock it off, will ya? If you are interested, there was a fair amount of press and legal opinions on this issue about 15 years ago involving a non-lawyer named Theodore Kamaskinski in New Hampshire. Not everyone starts their family in high school kid! AskWomen benefits from honest answers with a variety of perspectives. Also: what does a 16-year old offer that someone your age cannot? It may be a hard question for her to answer, and that's fine. The statements I make do not constitute legal advice. He ended up being a controlling, creepy, verbally and mentally abusive douche bag, resistant to an injunction against harassment.
As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. She looked worried, like she could see me living a sad lonely life raising cats in the not too distant future. Rather, what is being provided here is legal information that would be best followed through on with a consult with an attorney after learning more about your specific facts, needs, legal issues, and goals. He turned 20 shortly after we started seeing eachother. The person I love and I have a four year age gap. So, this is a very fine line to walk.
When I was 18, I wouldn't date a 15 year old I Had the chance , I went on a few dates with an almost 17 year old girl, and I still felt alittle to old for her. She spent most of high school with maybe one or two friends but never socialized outside of school. From the start, I was treated amazingly and today I still am. She isn't putting much effort into the relationship to begin with, on top of the other factors. To let you know about the legal age of consent in Netherlands this should explain it all.
I'm their friend, albeit an adult friend. As Attorney Brinkmeier posted this is not the wisest choice for a romantic relationship. All these girls came from dysfunctional families and messed up lives. If you're going out there ducking around on your bike, doing things to make an already unsafe vehicle even less safe, then yes I would agree with you that that's selfish. I don't agree with the notion that because of her age she won't be able to commit, as every individual is different, and I don't think anyone can dictate at what age someone is ready for a serious relationship or not; she might change a lot in the next few years, however there is nothing to say that she won't grow closer to you, and into the same person you like now- but older smarter and more experienced. No misogyny, misandry, transphobia, ageism, racism, general assholery, invalidation, or otherwise hateful or disrespectful commentary.