18 and 29 year old dating
Also, it is not legal for the 18 year old to have sex with the 16 year old.It is also illegal for the 18 year old to purchase or share cigarettes or alcohol with the 16 year old.
You can date someone as young as half your age plus seven years? It's no wonder that so many women feel that men their own age are too immature.Most large age gap couples I know are no more prone to such power issues than anyone else - it seems everyone only thinks of the "innocent 18 year old girl and the drug-using 30 year old man who served time for rape".Oh, and those belonging to some conservative religions as that power play can be part and parcel of the belief system.It is also illegal for the 18 year old to bring the 16 year old to an R-rated or NC-17 movie.It is also illegal for the 18 year old to show any pornography to the 16 year old, or to pose the 16 year old for any sort of sexual or provocative photos.Pretty sure Amythest Schaber and her husband of "Ask an Autistic" You Tube fame fall under or near that category & they seem to be a wonderful, happy, healthy couple.
As with any situation where the potential for manipulation or coercion exist though, I'd say it has to be decided on a couple-by-couple basis.
— May-December You can help them accept your boyfriend by having plenty of reasons of why you love him and why you’re good together. If you are, it gives the appearance that you’re aren’t secure in the relationship or your choice in a boyfriend.
You’ll need to be prepared to answer whatever questions they have, like where you met, how serious you are, and… If things are really as genuine and happy between you as you say they are, then let the relationship speak for itself, answer any questions honestly and openly, and accept that not everyone — including your parents — are going to accept that a 30-year-old man has good intentions when dating an 18-year-old girl.
He’s a good man, who takes good care of me, is well-educated and has a good job.