18 dating a 15 year old illegal

As long as there is no manipulation by the 18 year old over the more naive 15 year old, I guess it could be fine.Definitely no sex though, it's illegal and not worth the risks, you can wait a year.She claimed it was rape, he claimed it was consensual, and a jury acquitted him of the charges.However, because of their age difference, the jury still found Dixon guilty of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation, and sentenced him to a mandatory 10 years in prison under Georgia law.Depending on the state, Romeo and Juliet laws may reduce the severity of the offense from a felony to a misdemeanor, reduce the penalty to a fine, probation, or community service, and/or eliminate the requirement that the convicted adult register as a sex offender.The following are just a few examples of Romeo and Juliet laws currently in place in the United States: Exceptions and Other Considerations In addition to Romeo and Juliet laws, some states have specific exemptions when both parties to the sexual act are minors, or the person to be charged is legally married to the minor.

It’s unbelievable that I’m finally home after 14 months.

:/ Small-ish age gap but not advisory at your ages. The younger person is not 'able' to make that decision (by law) for themselves.

Even a 16 and 19 year isn't seen as good so you'll risk a lot with a 15 year old.

Research shows that teenage girls tend to have their first sexual experience with male partners who are three or more years older.

In one study, researchers discovered that girls who’d had an older boyfriend by seventh grade were twice as likely to have had sex by ninth grade as girls who’d had a same-age boyfriend by seventh grade.

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