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I am 15 and I'm dating a 13 year old and we've been dating for 7 months and the parents love me but at first they didn't because of my age.

Dating apps have transformed the way we online date.

But if these teens are having sex, and you live in a state where prosecutors aggressively enforce the law, it’s possible that your son could be charged with statutory rape.

Take, for example, the widely publicized case of Marcus Dwayne Dixon, an 18-year-old high school honor student and star football player who had sex with a 15-year-old female classmate.

You two cannot possibly be on the same page, and the relationship isn't a good idea. Updated answer on the 11th August 2009 i know one of my neighbours has a 13 year old girl and she has been seeing or dating whatever they call it now the boy is nearly 15 but they are just dating as now they have just started dating but it may become a matter for concern later if they decide to have sex as the legal age for… If they are against it and you do it anyway, it only takes one person reporting statutory rape and the 18yo will have a very hard time proving nothing happened, if he…

There is no law regarding "dating." If however there is physical contact, especially of a sexual nature, and a complaint is made, there could be legal/criminal ramifications. Honestly, I'm 12 and I don't think we can really date so young.

It’s awesome to be home with my family and friends.” Prior to his court case and conviction, Dixon had been offered a full football scholarship at Vanderbilt University, which was revoked after his arrest.

Upon his release from prison, Dixon enrolled at Hampton University in Virginia with a football scholarship.

It’s unbelievable that I’m finally home after 14 months.

Although there is no public talk of prosecution, and much of the case would depend on where and when the sexual activity took place, onlookers have questioned whether Spears’ boyfriend could be charged with statutory rape, even though the two were in a long-term, consensual relationship.

Parents, particularly those with teenage daughters, certainly have cause for concern.

Whether you agree with this outcome or not, the fact remains that statutory rape is considered a serious crime, enforceable to the full extent of the law in many states – and can change the course of a teenager’s life forever.

A Hot Topic Among Teens The recent discovery that 16-year-old actress Jamie Lynn Spears, the sister of pop star Britney Spears, became pregnant by her 18-year-old boyfriend has again turned consensual sex among teens into a hotly contested issue.

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