Point: The Freshman-Senior Dating Dynamic: A Bad Romance? » The Indicator
Some people think it is taboo for a senior to date a freshman. But I don't Does this happen frequently I don't think so but anything is possible. me that he has a crush on a girl, but she's a freshman and he's a senior. social standards shouldn't be the deciding factor of a relationship. Ahh, the freshman-senior relationship. No matter your choice, you need to take a closer look at the pros and cons of a potential relationship.
It definitely stunted his life having to register. I think in a situation like this the age is complicated. Because there is the assumed "maturity" of high school and each grade seems equivalent taking class with one another it's hard to keep the separation.
Point: The Freshman-Senior Dating Dynamic: A Bad Romance?
I would interfere with the relationship to the extent of ending it because the older individual will lose everything consensual or not. I would not call the police but definitely convince them from it. W StarScat One of the many reasons I was grateful that our school system had grades as junior high and was high school. It eliminated that issue. But I was a junior, dating a senior.
I was 16 and he was 19 started school late and was held back a year. He was a good kid and both our parents were ok with it after a big, and embarrassing at the time, meet and greet.
Most were turned off by the mere suggestion but I clearly remember one of the male teachers pulling him aside and telling him that it was wrong and would only lead to trouble. To me that's gross. She didn't even go to our school. The affidavit also refers to the younger victim running away from her home to meet up with Hunt.
After her initial arrest, Hunt was granted bail.
As part of her bail, the judge ordered Hunt to maintain distance from the fourteen year old and to discontinue any communications with the girl. However, Hunt was re-incarcerated after it was discovered that she sent and received 20, text messages to the minor, including nude pictures. It seems like an appropriate deal for someone initially facing felony charges that would have required her to register as a sex offender.
Though much media coverage centered on the fact that this case was prosecuted because the nineteen year old adult and fourteen year old minor were engaged in a same sex relationship, just recently in New Jerseya nineteen year old male was arrested and charged for having sexual relations with his fifteen year old girlfriend. The nineteen year old and fifteen year old had been dating for several months, but the father of the fifteen year old girl wanted the relationship to end, so he reported it to the authorities.
So what is the sensible thing to do? The College treats freshmen differently because it knows, as I believe we all do intuitively, that freshman year is a time for growth.
We just got here. At the other end of the continuum is the senior.
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She knows how many drinks will get her drunk. She is writing a thesis or applying for jobs and on Wednesdays buys dry martinis, legally, at Monkey Bar.
In all likelihood, the senior boy or girl has had more than a few college romances. She knows what she wants from a hook-up or a relationship. She knows what the norms at Amherst are. He knows what to expect and, just as important, what not to. Thus in any sexual interaction between the senior and the freshman, the senior enters with more: The senior, in short, knows himself better than the freshman could ever hope to. The senior has more power than the first-year, and always will.
Why do we think power imbalance is a problem if both parties consent to it? We frown upon teacher-student relationships for precisely this reason. Granted, seniors are not teachers and sex is not painting. But the essential insight is the same. When these imbalances go wrong, they go very, very wrong.