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it all depends on if dating that person will send u to jail.....

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bc if the other person in the rerlationship is jailbait as ppl liike to call it and ur over 17 ur sol dude
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actually it's only if one of you is under 18. if it's just dating, it doesn't really matter, but if you're an adult (over 18) and you sleep with a teenager of kid, then you have to register as a sex offender.
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teen or kid. sorry. typo.
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In my opinion yes, theres no way ima gonna date a guy 20 years older than me. LOL

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I meant like thats wierd but for ex.... maybe 10 years or less is that bad
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I think it depends lol
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hmm.. ok
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my mo and dad are 20 years apart thank god im adopted
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20 years apart???
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You say that now, but you may be surprised one day
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Yes & no. No but if the person in 16 and dating someone who is 35+ (really anyone older than 18) then it is kind of strange and just no. I wouldn't want to date someone old enough to be my parent. Might end up with a child parent relationship. Plus we most likely won't have anything in common.

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If both people are over the age of 18, not really.

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Depends. In teen years... Between 1-3 years difference. 18 and older, you have to be careful. If you're 18, don't date anyone 17 or below. Over 25, age doesn't really matter that much.

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at some extent
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I'm 18 and my boyfriends 17.. theres nothing wrong with dating someone whos 17 when your 18.If I'm correct it only becomes a problem when sex get involved
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Yes. No matter how old you are.

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For adults? Nope. You go with who makes you happy

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Not to me, love is love.. Unless it's like an 18 yr old dating a 13 yr old..

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yes.
now i see it does.
when ur 20 hes 30 u guys have different milestones in life

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nope

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Age doesn't matter if all are adults

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no

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it depends on wht the age is but i would say yes lol

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yea lol
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ikr u keep me up til 4 in the morin lol
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all week end long lmao
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dam you are hot girl
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ty lol
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umm anyways this dude from kik called me 4 in the morin grr and did u talk to tristan need u 2 cuz i miss him and i still love him plz do when u fet home plzx =)
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kk i can do it now if u want
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and coady u were out of the convo mr thanks lmao
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yes

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if you really, truly love them, no

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No... age is just a number. After 18 years old any thing goes... Find someone that you have things in common with and that person makes you happy. Love is the answer... pony 33

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I think it depends. Some people say age is only a number but that would mean a 50 year old man can date a 7 year old girl. I think there are some extents to which you should date. If you're 18, then you should be very careful about who you date under 18. Try to go no lower than 17. If you're over 18, then date whoever you want that is 18 or older.

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yes

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in my opinion age limit is not there. however dating is fit over the age 15 or above......the real thing matter is the maturity......sometimes one gains the maturity age after a long period of time and sometimes earlier.......today's condition had led the laws to be changed....now 16 year is meant fit for maturity.

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Well a 13 year old shouldnt go out with an 10 or 11 year old

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Depends. It shouldn't really matter, but no girl or boy want to go out with someone much younger or older than him/herself.

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does it mean now that am single and nobody i have seen so far,i will not get one?
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that is if you are in the same age range or at least 3 or 2 years apart

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exactly
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nope ..

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absolutely

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no. if you really love and are dedicated to that one person..go for it! you may wanna listen to your parents though and see what their opinion is.

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no inporta

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Yes, it does. Because the older person has more life, love, sex, school, career experience then you. They be able to see a movie, drink at 21 and you can't. In very rare cases it may last. Most of the time, it won't. But hey give it a chance I suppose.

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no because love does not have limit

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no i dont think it matters just as long you 2 luv each other then i dont think it matters

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,its for the person if she or he love each other no one could break them...even 20 years gap ...its either with the person..but for me i like the boy is older 1 or something 3 years older than me..its better than the girl is older than the boy...

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This question is officially so overrated. Hell no it does not matter...kind of. I mean if the girls 13 and the guys like 20 then we've got a babysitter on our hands not a boyfriend. But I mean honestly love is love and liking someone is liking someone you just can't control feelings and if you can't stop them why should age? I've known a married couple 17 years apart and two other married couples 20 years apart. Sure it might seem like a big deal in high school and university but lets be real. Age is just a number when it comes to love. Love consumes you, you can't control it just like you can't control age. Love is love. You can't just all of a sudden get rid of it due to a number.

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If you are just dating and having a good time with each other I say have fun and enjoy each others company BUT If your thinking about a future with each other and there's a 20+ years difference there will come a time where the years do matter..

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age should be 18+ before dating

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i agree with you saidaZahid...from 25 and above sounds mature
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18?
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Age doesn't matter but difference matters a lot. If one partner is closer to 80 while other is in 20s so it can really matter otherwise 10 years or so difference has no impact generally.

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what about when the man is 32 and the girl is 20?
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is it wrong if your 17 and a senior in high school and want to date a freshman who's like 14 or 15?

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no doesnt really matter

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I think it doesn´t...

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agree age is just but a number.what matters is love and responsibility.
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no doesn't really matter

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shes right it does not matter what age you are you can date
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NOPe

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kinda i dont have room to talk my parents are 20 years apart and i like guys in there 20's even though im 17 almost 18

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Yes,how would you feel if your dad is dating with 15 years old teen

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I really believe that age does matter when it comes to dating if you are from ages 1-16. i think dating should start from 17 and on. If you are 18 then it is okay to date people older than you because you are considered an adult and should be mature enough to pick wisely. Good luck.

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Yes, young girls are emotionally not ready for an older boy who is wired to get sex. They will get messed up in the head being all in love etc. The older boys are not fitting in with their age group and that is because there is something socially wrong with them. The young girls eat the attention and are happy to have a date at mc donalds. This senario is always a teen mother to be.

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Age does not matter, plus girls mature earlier than boys. I've had a 15yo girl from out of town pass herself off as 19 and I was 25, and that was one of the best relationships I ever had!

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I agree w/ LVblueyes

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Well it depends. If a 14yr old is dating a 16 yr old its not that bad just two years diffrerence but if its like 7years...that's like a no no.

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my ko is 14 and dating 20 yo boy and she is pt

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don't know

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no the only thing that matters is that you both care about each other

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Yes but you need to be mentally mature enough to date. But age difference i know a couple who the girl is five years older than her husband.

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No. The only thing that matters is that you love each other. But I guess if it is a 10 year difference then yeah maybe.

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Not unless you are a cradle-snatcher then go on. Age gap doesn't matter. I know a lot of couples who have 20 years gap and married for 15 years and still sweet.

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well duhh

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Love has no limits, size, age, weight, height, color of skin, distance, different likes in something, nothing matters, its LOVE.

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No, it does not matter. In the end, it's all about compatibility.

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well teenagers should not be dating adults, unless one is 17 and the other is eighteen. and kids should not be dating teens. when you both are adults, it does not really matter i guess.

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must be 18 to date if he is 40 or up don't do it

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yes of course

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no not really girl havent you heard age anent non but a number

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for me not really people might be discussed by it but dont let that bother you i mean i have a friend and her parents are 20 years apart if you love someone and they love you you shouldnt care what others think just date them

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That's so true .. i have a boyfriend he's 17 i'm 14 , but i love him :)
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if your out of school it shouldent matter but if your in like 6th grade dating a sophmore i think it should.

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yes , that's true.. i agree 100% :)
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yes

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Yes yes it does because, you don't know what people could do to you !! I mean seriously .. i don't care about looks, or anything like that!! I am 14 , and i have a 17 year old boyfriend.. but that's only because, i love him.. and this is Cassie Sanders.. not emo unicorn.. !!

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Nao nunca importou pois tenho uma amiga de 30 que namora com um rapaz de 18
entao nao tem nada a ver essa coisa de idade...rsrsrs

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Not really.

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i believe it does. you age represents what life stage you are in. so with a person much older or younger than yourself,,, well you guys would clash views on life

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In some ways it does because for those who say after 18, 21 or 25 age doesn't matter is lying through their teeth. i'm 25 years old and there is no way in HELL a 30 or 40 year old would want to date somebody my age nor would I want to date someone much older than me.

Plus when people hit certain ages, they have different goals and priorities in life that someone younger or older than them might not have which will result in incompatibility. So in some ways, age does play a role in dating.

Ask yourself, would you date someone who was a good amount of years older or younger than you? (not including anyone under 18).

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I think it does but i guess it wouldn't matter if you are in love :/

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Kind of. Well, it depends. 20+, I think there's a problem.

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how old are we talking

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Just dating to have fun? It doesn't matter so much, though it's more of a factor the younger the youngest party is. Dating to find marriage/long-term commitment? It does matter, particularly when hopes for children don't line up with the realities of age, and when you consider feelings when one person is truly entering their senior years and the other isn't there yet. (Things feel and look much different at 30 and 50 than they do at 50 and 70!)

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uuuuuh, YEAH!

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obviously

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No, Love is the only thing that actually matters. I know couples that are years apart, but they are undeniably a perfect match.

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It all depends on if you and your partner are under or over 18.

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no just watch the governors wife

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Yes, and no.
I think that if two people truly love each other than it doesn't matter.
BUT if one of the people in the relationship is old enough to be the others mother/father then it's a different story, especially if they're over 11 years older than the other person.
But as long as it's for all the right reasons, not just lust or some other perversion, then it shouldn't matter. Love is love. :)
(Not saying I'd be okay with some 50 yr. old man/woman dating a 5 yr. old kid.)

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Honestly, it depends. There is a big difference between a 40 year old dating a 44 year old and a 14 year old dating an 18 year old.

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Ever heard of the phrase "love is eternal?" "Eternal" is a pretty long time if you ask me.

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myself am single and i prefer searching from 25+,so if someone willing...

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Well it really depends if he if he was like 50 and your were like 22 then it would be revolting but as long as you like him and he likes you than go for it but please don't go for someone that is 30 years older but if he was just like 5 years or like 10 years older than that would be fine.

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I've been going out and doing stuff with a 16 year old and I am 14 there's noting wrong with it.

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No,it doesn't.Cause if you think he or she is the greatest passion in your life,you won't care ahout the age and how he or she looks.

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I think it really dosen't matter .. Its all about if you really love him/her or if he/she really loves you back but if your a minor and hes 18 he could go to jail.

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yes
the girl is 17 and the man is 80 how date

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Well Definitely Yes... If a 12 years of age kids are dating so whats the point in that.. A person should be mature enough... At least a person should be 19 for that.

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It's better to wait then regretting yourself in future..:)

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Depends on how mature the person is

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In China,at least 15 years old

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i do not think so
in china at least 18 years old
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when it comes to the law-it matters with years
when it comes to just love-no

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Yes...

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It all depends on several factors such as if you are young what type of date will you have? It's best to have a group activity or some kind of chaperone unless you are 18 bc of the widespread infidelity that is going on in America.

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Yes. Wanna date a person 35 years older than you?

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