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Can adults Date underage?
The legal age of consent in Califonia is 18 years old. This means it is a crime for anyone, regardless of age, to have sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 18. Having sex with a minor can result in prosecution for a crime – typically for statutory rape, per Penal Code 261.5.
Is it OK to have a crush on someone older?
There’s nothing wrong with fantasy. And it is normal to be impressed by someone older, especially when they are very nice. And it is normal for teens to have crushes. As long as the teen keeps the whole thing in perspective, and doesn’t say or do foolish things, a crush is just a crush.
What do you do when you have a crush on someone?
Tips When you realize you have a crush on someone, don’t freak out. Don’t get your crushes mixed up with “friend” crushes! Get to know your crush. Try to help them when they need help. If you have a crush on someone, you have the choice to tell them or keep it a secret.
How does it feel to have a crush on a child?
They feel speechless, or tongue-tied. Some kids might chase their crushes around the playground, call them on the phone, or tease them to get attention. This might make a person feel uncomfortable. Have you ever felt this way?
Is it OK if my crush doesn’t talk to me?
If your crush doesn’t want to talk with you or it seems like you’re making the person uncomfortable, it’s time to back off. Likewise, never let anyone behave in a way that makes you feel funny or uncomfortable. It’s never OK for anyone — a kid or a grown-up — to do or ask things of you that don’t feel right. That’s not a good crush.
Do you feel strange around your crush?
If you feel strange around your crush, you’re not alone. That’s how most people feel around their crushes. You might feel shy or giddy or maybe even shy and giddy all at once! Some people can’t remember what they want to say when they see their crush. They feel speechless, or tongue-tied.