Teen sex dating
“A 15-year-old girl can look 19, but she’s still 15 inside.
Scott says it’s important to talk with your sons and daughters about dating and what makes for an appropriate romantic relationship—preferably when they’re pre-teens.
“Teens are far less likely to confide in you in the future if you forbid them to date,” she says.
Above all, keep the conversation going with your son and daughter, says Scott.
According to NJ law, the age of legal consent is 16 compared to the national age of consent, which is 18.
If you’re an adult and you have sex with someone under the age of 16, you can be charged with statutory rape (or aggravated sexual assault) if you’re more than four years older than the victim.
©/ wundervisuals In one year, you’ve watched the girl who needed constant reminders to wash her face and brush her teeth grow into a young woman who hogs the bathroom and is ready for her first boyfriend.