17 and 19 dating
For example, if a person is accused of sexual contact with or sexual assault of someone under 16, the person charged with the crime can't use the defence that the young person consented, even if the sexual activity was voluntary.
There are some exceptions to the rules explained above.
Q: I was 41-years-old when I was dating a lovely 16-year-old girl.
If a person took part in a sexual activity with someone under the age of 16 and a complaint is filed with the police, the law doesn't recognize the young person's consent.
The shame and humiliation that I endured in the aftermath forced me to quit that employer.
Today, I’m on an executive track in a senior leadership role at a great company that has much career advancement potential.
However, I can hear that you seem worried about the difference in age.
In the UK there is no law stating it is illegal for a 23 year old to date a 17 year old.