In the UK there is no law stating it is illegal for a 23 year old to date a 17 year old. As you are 17 and a young adult, you are old enough to decide if you want to be in a relationship with this man. Its important that both partners consent to the relationship, and that they trust and respect one another.
Can a 17 date a 28 year old UK?
No. The age of consent in the UK is 16, it is not illegal for a 17 year old to have sex with someone in their 20s.
Is 17 a good age to have a boyfriend?
Experts recommend ages 16 and 17 is the ideal age to start dating, along with observing how mature your child is and how well they handle responsibilities. BUZZ asked several parents their thoughts on what age they would allow their child to date and lets just say Caribbean parents are not the same.
Is it OK to have a boyfriend at 17?
There is no law about when you are old enough to have a girlfriend or boyfriend, unlike the age of consent. You need to know your child well, because some children may be ready for a relationship at 12 but another not until they are 17.