Even if you say you are not going to have sex, you may end up doing it anyway. Minors are immature and that is why they are not legal adults. You can also wait for the minor child to reach legal age.*IF* she still feels the same, get together then...after all, LUST is hurried, LOVE is eternal Whoopsidaisy - It is not illegal for a 19 year old to date a 16 year old, but a person 18 years or older that has sex with someone 15, 16, or 17 faces a misdemeanor charge in Virginia, 1 year in jail and a 00 fine, so it is important that you don't let your hormones run away with you until your girlfriend is 18.Your 18-year-old son is dating a 16-year-old female classmate – no big deal, right?A two-year age difference isn’t particularly alarming, and dating is fairly standard at that age.Parents and their children may never agree on when teenagers are “grown up” enough.While kids feel like they’ve been grownups for years, their parents remain on the “You’re not old enough yet” side. If you don't mind, I simply need to know what is legal and what isn't.
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.I know several people who met each other in middle school or high school and managed to resist the temptation to have sex (or at least they weren't caught ), and wound up getting married at 19 and 20 - some of them are even still happily married.Age differences can make relationships more difficult, however a 3 year difference as you get older is really not all that significant. How about this - wait 2 years until she is an ADULT. Girl's parents are okay with dating and situation in general. You're in LOVE - oh, that makes things better Keep your adult hands off of children..someone your own age.Age of Majority in Illinois Children become adults in the eyes of the law at age 18 in most states, including Illinois.