If there is nothing sexual, but one person is submitting to another person - the other person helping them with their behavior, choosing things for them such as meals or outfits, is it legal, with the minor submitting to the adult? Also, what are the chances any of this would be prosecuted, if the two people were close in age to one another, but without a close-in-age exemption?
You are clearly not telling the whole story and you are not giving any information. An adult has no business hanging around a minor under any circumstances and it is obvious that you are very sexually motivated by the minor "submitting" to you. You can absolutely get in legal trouble for much less than sex, even for an insinuating text message or a hug. Leave the child alone!
Atty. Shiloh is correct. There is clearly an aspect of sexual abuse in having a child "submit" to an adult in this way. It is called "grooming" and is a well known precursor to the actual sexual act. I strongly suggest that you seek help for whatever is causing you to form this kind of relationship with a minor rather than a woman your own age. If you continue down this path it is not a question of IF you are found out and prosecuted but WHEN. The Commonwealth is serious about protecting children from those who choose to exploit their trust. I will echo Atty. Shiloh here - leave the child alone!
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