Im 19 dating 16
She claimed it was rape, he claimed it was consensual, and a jury acquitted him of the charges.
However, because of their age difference, the jury still found Dixon guilty of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation, and sentenced him to a mandatory 10 years in prison under Georgia law.
Tanya, 19, Orlando As wonderful as your young friend might be, the smart decision would be to walk--actually run--away from the relationship: It's illegal.
So, yes, you can get in trouble if you were to pursue a physical relationship with him. Even if you and he had absolutely nothing in common, he'd be interested in you.
In an interview after his release, Dixon told The Oprah Show, “Freedom is great.
It’s unbelievable that I’m finally home after 14 months.
I will give you the benefit of the doubt because you're writing and asking whether or not this is right, which tells me that your heart is pure-- you're just lonely for a certain kind of attention, and this boy is the one who happens to be giving it to you.
If they still wanna go for it then that's their issue.It's because of this urban legend that has gone around forever.Based upon this rule, the only time that a man can date a woman his own age is when he's 14 years old (because half of 14 is seven, and seven plus seven is 14).Clearly, there is something about him that you really like.
ALL sixteen year olds think their parents are clueless and overly strict. Your opinion and, for that matter, HER opinion are worthless.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.