Okay, so theres a guy that works at the same facility as me, just in a different department, is like super sweet and really cute, and I really like him. We’ve been kinda back and forth flirting a little bit over the course of 8 months. I gave him my number today, and I just wanted to know if it was illegal for me, being 16 l, to date him, if he’s 20.
As a question of law, it is legal to date him. However, a sexual relationship could be trouble for the boyfriend in terms of sex crimes - as you appropriately labelled this question. Legally, it would be least problematic to wait on that until you're both 18.
Whether it is ultimately in your best interest or whether you get the approval of your parents or guardians may be a different assessment that cannot be made here.
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