McGraw has used the show's platform to make psychology accessible and understandable to the general public by addressing important personal and social issues. And I also want to know what is the age limit in order for it to be illegal. He was stable emotionally, intelligent, and very kind. I'm 21, and my girlfriend is 17. It is important to realize that regardless of the Age of Consent in any state, it is possible and highly probable that any adult who engages in sexual contact with any minor anyone below the age of 18 can and will be prosecuted.Next
The age of consent to sexual relations in New York is 17. Then the 17 year old will be 18. Although you can now consent to sexual relations, the results of those sexual relations will be visited upon your parents. I say there is nothing wrong with it. Every legal matter is fact specific, and there are often nuances in every case. It might be assumed that intercourse is occurring so it's not a good idea.Next
When I was 23 I dated a 17 year old for a few months before she turned 18. He is not a pedophile but its disturbing, for ao fan and agadefe's opinion. The age of consent in New York is 17 years old. Phil uses the power of television to tell compelling stories about real people. It helps if the 17 year old is mature for her age and her parents are cool with you.Next
You are insecure and the only females you can dominate are underage girls. This information is general in nature and in no way creates an attorney-client relationship. Your parents could get a restraining order in place, a violation of this could land the 23 year old in jail. Many states allow for it at age 16 or 17 as does most of the rest of the non-sexually repressed world. If his friends weren't going to straighten him out, you can be damn sure I was going to fix the situation. And it's frowned upon for some very good reasons. The chances of this relationship working out are minimal.Next
For example, consent can be impaired due to intoxication drugs or alcohol or mental capacity medical reasons. Her dad is having some problems watching his little girl grow up, so to speak. I don't think there's anything inherently immoral about it, it's just the awkwardness of the age difference you have to deal with. Speaking from experience, I can say that it can work. However, the ability to consent to have sex does not give 17-year-olds the right to move away from, or cease to be under the supervision of, their parents or legal guardians. The problems come when one of the party is a child. However, that means anything of a sexual nature must be consensual.Next
Many states have the minimum age as 16-17. If you click mentally, then go for it. Also, if my parents had a problem with it and decided to try to take something to court, is the 23 year old at risk for any jail time or any trouble related situation? The law does not punish non-sexual relationships between adults and minors. Her parents loved me even though I was 5 years older than she. Found a job as an aerospace engineer. So your parents can move to have you returned home specifically because you are consenting to sexual intercourse or sexual behavior.Next
And 23 year olds should know that dating a 17 year old invites involvement of parents and the law that they should not even consider taking on in a romantic relationship as adults. Friends don't let friends become sex offenders. The age of consent in Kentucky is 16. There is a 6 year age difference, which isn't much in these terms, and it's not like being a year older 18 is suddenly gonna mature somebody to the point where they can now face the reality of dating and sex and etc. Essentially in Kentucky a 16 or 17 year old minor dating someone over 21 will need parental consent for any sexual relationship. I was just curious if the 6 year age difference was legal.
It depends on the personalities and maturity of the people involved. The younger one can't drink for 4 years. × Avvo Rating Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. I felt weird discussing the age difference with friends and usually avoided the subject entirely but I knew personally that I had something great. Not many seventeen year olds can say the same. In addition, the 17 year old must be able to consent. Phil show provides the most comprehensive forum on mental health issues in the history of television.Next
The age difference between 17 and 23 is not all that much numerically- but from what you describe, the 2 people involved are definitely in very different stages of life so I'd be doubtful that it would actually work out in the long term. If you were a man, you would be dating women of your own age, experience and maturity. In other words, don't go there. There aren't laws that apply to persons dating. Most of the replies to your thread have been from adolescents. Needless to say that relationship didn't last but it was a very memorable one for me and in the same situation I wouldn't hesitate to do it all over again.
I had pulled out of school to pursue my career in arts— I knew exactly what I wanted to do in life. Riley is licensed to practice law in New York. Laws vary by locality, but I suspect most parents aren't going to be too wild about their 17 year old high-schooler being involved with the 23 year old. There would be no second warnings. It seems perfectly normal to us. Riley may be reached at 347-501-8042 during regular business hours, or anytime by email at: All of Ms.Next