Is it illegal to date someone 24 years older?
California – The age of consent in California is 18. It is illegal for anyone over the age of 24 to have sex with anyone under the age of 18, unless they are married.
What age gap can you date someone?
This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date. So if youre a 24-year-old, you can feel free to be with anyone who is at least 19 (12 + 7) but not someone who is 18.
Is 26 years a big age gap?
26 years is a lot. Age gaps have always been a controversial subject. In the study by Collette Banks and Dr. Paul Arnold, Opinions towards Sexual Partners with a Large Age Difference, it was found “that most age-different relationships are found to be generally unacceptable.”