Question: What’S The Oldest An 18 Year Old Should Date?

How much of an age gap is OK?

According to the rule, the age of the younger partner (regardless of gender) should be no less than seven more than half the older partner’s age.

Martin, then, shouldn’t date anyone younger than 26 and a half; Lawrence shouldn’t go above 34.

The rule is widely cited, but its origins are hard to pin down..

Can you be 16 and date a 20 year old?

As long as you are aware of the risks, the best judge is you. There aren’t any laws around being in a non-sexual relationship where one person is under 18 and the other over. Once you turn 16 it’s not illegal for someone to have sex with you no matter how old they are.

Is it OK for an 18 year old to date a 20 year old?

Larry Jerome Couture. People, in most states, who are 18 or older are considered adults. It is not illegal for an adult to date another adult. Further, even if one of the people is under the age of 18 they can date as long as their parents consent to the dating…

Is 18 and 20 a bad age difference?

It isn’t too big of an age gap but it is not ideal. The law says it is fine and morally it isn’t wrong. It is a little weird though you don’t really match up well as far as a relationship goes most likely. The difference between 18, 19 and 20 at that age can be very big as far as relationships go.

Can you be 17 and date a 20 year old?

It is not illegal to date a minor (person under 18 years old), but it is illegal to have sexual relations with a minor. … So you can date, but the safest approach is to wait for any sexual contact until the 17 year old is 18.

Is 18 and 21 a weird age gap?

peanutz wrote: 18/21 is not scandalously weird, but age gaps when people are younger can be considered larger gaps in terms of overall maturity.

What age gap is too big?

A relationship age gap bigger than 10 years often comes with its own set of issues. “While there are always exceptions to rules, a good rule to remember is that dating someone more than 10 years older will present challenges now or later that add to the preexisting challenges any relationship has,” he says.

Is it bad for an 18 year old to date a 30 year old?

There is no real legal issue, so, it isn’t a problem. SHOULD is a complicated answer. A big age difference doesn’t work for everyone. Between 18 and 30 there is a LOT of growth, change… etc.

What’s the oldest age I can date?

This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date. So if you’re a 24-year-old, you can feel free to be with anyone who is at least 19 (12 + 7) but not someone who is 18.

Is a 22 year old dating a 18 year old weird?

It is perfectly fine for a 22 year old to date an 18 year old. The 18 year old is consenting and is of legal age so, there isn’t anything wrong.