18 year old dating 16 year old laws
Have you ever known anyone who dates that does not, at minimum, hold hands and kiss??Church has nothing to do with it, that was in your original post.Your 18-year-old son is dating a 16-year-old female classmate – no big deal, right?
BOR, the poster asked if there were any laws dictating who may date and made it clear that she was not using the term as a euphamism for having sex.I will cite here some possible MA violations: Chapter 272: Section 31.Definitions “Lascivious intent”, a state of mind in which the sexual gratification or arousal of any person is an objective.To quote one of my esteemed colleagues, as long as you don't do anything that you couldn't do in the front pew of the church on Christmas Day with your parents sitting in the pew behind you, you're fine.Although 16-18 is high school age and dating is always a norm, we also have to understand that, if we look at the underlying implications, even though there is/may not be a specific law to address it, you can bet if an 18 year old "holds out" to the community that he is "dating" a 12 year old, don't be too sure the law will just stand by!!