I dated a 15 year old when I was 18 I was about to turn 19 though, and she was a way off State civil codes spell out reporting requirements. Though there's definitely some legal issues involved. Within these states there is a wide continuum. Doing anything sexual with someone under 13 is automatically an offence, whatever the young person says. The examples are actual state laws.
In many cases is also includes the childs teacher, doctor, or coach.
Statutory Rape: A Guide to State Laws and Reporting Requirements
Not a member? In these cases, mandated reporters must notify the proper authorities of suspected abuse regardless of the defendants relationship to the victim. My parents are ten years apart and my grandparents were seven, so I guess it's all in perspective. Yeah, agreed with most posters as a general unspoken rule our ages and down it's like "2 year gap max" In fact, only 12 states have a single age of consent; in these states, this age ranges from 16 to 18 years old.