If I'm 18 and my girlfriend is 17, can we get into trouble if we plan to have sex?
Question Details: I'm 18 and my girlfriend is 17. We have kissed once and we planned to have sex but we have not done it yet. Her mother found our text. I am concerned that she will report me.
The "age of consent," or age at which someone can legally engage in sex and is presumed, by dint of their age and development, to be able to meaningfully consent to sex, is 17. So since you are both at least 17, you would not be breaking any laws.
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