The minimum age when a person is able to legally consent to sexual relations with another person is referred to as the “age of consent”.
This should not be confused with marriageable age, voting age, drinking age, etc.
(Um, probably don’t do this, you guys.) It wasn’t like I was stupid. But I didn’t have enough experience or wisdom (as opposed to intelligence) to completely understand what I was getting into.
I thought I was totally prepared to deal with the daily realities of having a boyfriend who was older than me by a decade-plus, which turned out to be less than correct.
-- Two northwestern Minnesota teenagers from Becker County -- considered juveniles -- have recently been charged with felony crimes that not all teens or their parents even know about.
It’s having sexual relations when there is too big of an age gap.
Before I get into the real nitty gritty, though, a few caveats.