# Question: Can a 15 year old and a 22 year old date?

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If dating includes sex (or any form of sexual activity) then the answer is yes - and parental approval is irrelevant. If you are under 16 then you may not lawfully engage in any sexual activity (not just intercourse) with anyone.

## Can a 15 year old and a 23 year old date?

A 23 year old man can date a 15 year old girl without violating any laws. Kissing does not violate any laws.

## Can a 22 year old date a 15 year old in UK?

So anyone over that age can legally date, or indeed shag, whomsover they choose (unless the older person is in authority over them - such as a teacher, or a family member) Nothing prevents a non-sexual friendship younger than that. It is illegal to pay anyone under 18 for sex.

## What is the oldest a 15 year old can date?

There is a so-called rule about dating: the youngest age you are supposed to date is half your age plus seven. So, if youre 16, the youngest age you should consider is 15 – because 16 divided by two is eight and 8+7 equals 15. We can write the dating rule as an equation: y = x ÷ 2 + 7 .

## Can a 22 and 16 year old date?

Parental consent does not matter. But you may legally date a 16 year old if you are 22 years. old. You cannot date anyone under the age of 16.

## Is it illegal for a 17 to date 22?

A: Its legal for anyone to date anyone else. The law is not concerned with dating, but is concerned with sex. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea. First, a 17 year old is still a minor.

## Is a 16 year old dating a 13 year old bad?

The question as phrased, the answer is no. It is not legal. If the 16 year old engages in any sexual conduct with the 13 year old, they could face statutory rape charges and the parental consent assuming there was any would have no bearing

## Can I date a 22 year old?

A: Its legal for anyone to date anyone else. The law is not concerned with dating, but is concerned with sex. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea.