Question: Is It OK To Date At 16?

Can a 12 year old date a 17 year old?

Dating is not illegal as its only a status and not an action.

But the 17 year old would basically be daring and begging people to arrest him and face charges if he actually decided to date a 12 year old.

So no a 12 year old should not be dating a 17 year old..

Is it okay to have a girlfriend at 16?

“There is no law about when you are old enough to have a girlfriend or boyfriend, unlike the age of consent. You need to know your child well, because some children may be ready for a relationship at 12 but another not until they are 17.”

Is dating a 16 year old at 20 OK?

Sonja R Porter. 16 is legal age of consent but you are still a minor and your parents have the right to decide who can come around you. They can ask for and get a restraining order against him, which will go on his record.

Can a 16 year old date any age?

Federal law makes it criminal to engage in a sexual act with another person who is between the age of 12 and 16 if they are at least four years younger than you. Each state takes a different approach as the age of consent has ranged from 10 to 18.

What is the right age to kiss?

Kiss someone when you feel ready, regardless of how old you are. Around ages 12-15, people often start having their first kiss. Don’t feel pressured by other people your age kissing people, and don’t rush into kissing someone if you are apprehensive.