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Is it okay to date an older guy?

I really like my friend's older brother. I am turning 15 this year and he is turning 17 a few months after I turn 15. I am going to be a freshman and he is going to be a senior. we both like each other and care for each other a lot and he is not just dating me to "have s.e.x with an easy freshman girl". is the age gap too weird? I am mature for my age. I am worried that when he turns 18 and I am 16 we won't be able to date anymore. would that be illegal if he is 18 and I'm 16 if we have been dating since he was 16???

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Haha that's barely an age difference and legally there Is a cinderella and the law is that there can be a three year age difference. My boy friend is 18 and I'm 16 and its completely legal, we have been together for two and a half years.

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You guys are two years apart...thats not a difference. I dated a guy who was 2 years older than me lol.

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You are allowed to date someone that is 2 years older than you. Dating does not and has never meant that you have to have sex with them. You can be 16 and he 18 but if sex is involved.. THAT is what will get him put in jail.
Also, note that older guys are going to have more of a tendency to try to aim the relationship in that direction and that would not be advantageous for you at this juncture.

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Actually with the Cinderella Law if there is les then a three year age difference and the tougher party is a the age or consent (16) then it's okay. Those laws are made so 25 yer olds don't screw 14 year olds but its senseless to arrest a 18 year old for sleeping with a 17 year old of 16 year old. That a relationship no pedophilia.
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Younger not tougher
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Not every state has that though and the age of consent is different in all states too.
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Yeah but for most that's the rule... But I really don't think any would take you to court fo a two year age difference it would have people across America rolling their eyes. I mean did you hear about the Boston explosions? The world has bigger problems than puppy love ;)
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just dont have s.e.x. thats when it get illegal

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It's fine when I was 12 I was going out with a 15 year old

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Nope I'm 13 and I've dated a 17 yr old :)

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it's legal to date each other but just don't go any further than that. then it's a legal issue and he could go to jail and be on the child molestire list.

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