Quick Answer: What’S The Oldest A 17 Year Old Can Date?

Can you be 16 and date a 20 year old?

In New South Wales, the age of consent is fixed by law at 16 for both heterosexual and homosexual sex.

It is important to understand that it is not a crime for children under 16 to have sex!.

Is a 16 year old dating a 18 Weird?

Christopher Feeny, Lots of relationships. A 16 year old dating an 18 year old would be normal in most places in America even if it’s against the law in those places. … So a person who is a year or two above the age of consent can have a relationship, including sexual contact, with a person who is a year or two below it.

Is it okay for a 25 year old to date a 17 year old?

A 17 year old can be mature for their age, and a 25 year old could be less mature for their age, and two people can be compatible with each other or not be compatible with each other.

Is a 17 year old dating an 18 year old illegal?

It’s both legally and morally ok. However, nothing even vaguely sexual should take place. The 18-year-old is legally an adult and the 17-year-old is legally an infant. … If anything even vaguely sexual takes place, then the 18-year-old could be charged with statutory rape.

Is it OK for a 20 year old to date a 18 year old?

3 attorney answers People, in most states, who are 18 or older are considered adults. It is not illegal for an adult to date another adult. Further, even if one of the people is under the age of 18 they can date as long as their parents consent to the dating…

Is 21 too old for a 17 year old?

Absolutely. There is no law that prevents the two of you from dating (as in going to the movies, walking in the park, etc). However, if what you’re really asking is if it’s legal for a 17 year old to have sex with a 21 year old the answer is “It depends”.

Is it OK to kiss a minor?

Kissing is not technically illegal. If there was some touching of her breasts or crotch or sexual acts that is definitely illegal.

Can a 17 year old date a 33 year old?

Well, there is no Law that states you cannot date someone under 18. In fact I dated a 16yr old when I was 19. But that’s a bit different with a 3yr age gap. However, Legally in the United States, both people must be 18 or older to engage in sexual activity.

Can a 36 year old date a 17 year old?

Originally Answered: Can a 36 year old date a 17 year old? Yes, a 36-year-old can do this but in many states not legally — assuming “dating” likely becomes a sexual relationship. … Yes, a 36-year-old can do this but in many states not legally — assuming “dating” likely becomes a sexual relationship.

Is it OK for a 17 to date 15?

2 attorney answers 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 20 too old for a 17 year old?

There is nothing illegal about a 20 year old dating a 17 year old. However, the 17 year old’s parents could stop her from dating.

Can you be 17 and date a 20 year old?

It is not illegal to date a minor (person under 18 years old), but it is illegal to have sexual relations with a minor. … So you can date, but the safest approach is to wait for any sexual contact until the 17 year old is 18.

Is it wrong to date a minor?

It is legal for an adult to engage in social activities in public with a minor, such as eating at a restaurant or watching a movie – both of these activities are commonly associated with “dating”. However, it is illegal for an adult to have sex or sexual contact with a minor.

Is it wrong to find a 17 year old attractive?

It’s perfectly normal. It’s much more normal than finding women in their 30s attractive. But if they are 13 and look younger then it’d be weird. If they are 19 and look older or they are 15 and look their own age then it’d perfectly normal.

Is 17 and 20 a big age difference?

20 is an adult; 17 is not. Therefore, a 20 year old should not be dating a 17 year old. At this time in your life, 3 years makes a maturity and legal difference. If you are an adult dating an adult, 3 years is insignificant.