But even though he and I are comfortable with it his mother is not. His mother judged me for my age and hasn't even met me yet, though I've expressed several times that I want to meet her.
In fact she is rather upset with our relationship saying that I am an "adult" and he is a minor. Perhaps if she got to know me and realize that, even though I am an "adult" I'm still a high school teenager.
For the 3,278th time, no, there are no laws in any state that say who can and cannot DATE.There are laws regarding who can and cannot have sexual contact (not limited to intercourse) with each other.If you feel that there is any statute or case law that dictates who can date, using the definition that the poster clearly meant, do feel free to post it.As far as the church comment, it was meant lightheartedly.Unnatural and lascivious acts with child under 16 Section 35A.
Whoever commits any unnatural and lascivious act with a child under the age of sixteen shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than five years or in jail or the house of correction for not more than two and one half years, and whoever over the age of eighteen commits a second or subsequent such offence shall be sentenced to imprisonment in the state prison for a term of not less than five years. CRIMES AGAINST CHASTITY, MORALITY, DECENCY AND GOOD ORDER Chapter 272: Section 16.I will cite here some possible MA violations: Chapter 272: Section 31.Definitions “Lascivious intent”, a state of mind in which the sexual gratification or arousal of any person is an objective.Physical/Sexual activity is, but dating in and of itself is not. and it was just to find a way to put kids in the right mindset on what was allowed.I am not sure that dating has ever been legally defined. If anyone offended you, the blame is ultimately mine and I apologize.To quote one of my esteemed colleagues, as long as you don't do anything that you couldn't do in the front pew of the church on Christmas Day with your parents sitting in the pew behind you, you're fine.