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By Rachel Rosen If you’re anything like me, there was probably a time when you thought that online dating services weren’t likely to be an issue for children and their families.
Surely all dating sites and apps, designed to help people find romantic and sexual matches, would have a strict 18 age limit, right? For one thing, it’s not hard to lie about your age on most free dating sites.
Apparently 1 in 5 relationships now begins online, so if teens are interested, maybe it’s because they’re following our example.
For all their interest in sex and relationships, teens can be quite shy about actually speaking to the people they fancy.
There will be plenty of time for wading through possibly embellished online dating profiles when they’re over 18!
Note: As of June 2016, Tinder has changed its age limit to 18 .
The legal age of consent varies from 16 to 18 years old from state to state across the United States.
In some states, a "close in age exemption" exists to decriminalize consensual sex between two individuals who are both under the age of consent.
Pennsylvania also recognizes that power imbalances in certain relationships make consent impossible, regardless of age.
In the United States, the Age of Consent is the legal age at which an individual is considered mature enough to consent to sex.
Sexual relations with someone under the Age of Consent are considered statutory rape, even (in some jurisdictions), if both partners are themselves younger than the Age of Consent.
You could also remind your child of ways to connect with people their own age offline.
Even if it’s scary to reach out in person, the risk of a quick rejection is much less serious than meeting someone malicious or dishonest.