Thus, instead of including force as a criminal element, theses crimes make it illegal for anyone to engage in sexual intercourse with anyone below a certain age, other than his spouse.
The age of consent varies by state, with most states, including Connecticut, setting it at age 16.
I don’t want to end our friendship because of this. However any minor’s a parent can forbid the adult from having contact with their child.
Your comment that your relationship “is probably frowned upon” does not properly describe the serious nature of it.
10 to 25 years in prison with a mandatory minimum of five years if the victim is between age 10 and 16 and 10 years if the victim is under age 10.
The combined sentence and special parole must equal at least 10 years(1) Fixed term of 10 years with up to 10 years added or four subtracted for aggravating and mitigating circumstances or (2) if the offender actor is at least age 21, a fixed term of 30 years, with up to 20 years added or 10 subtracted.
If this man had any type of sexual contact with you it would be a significant infraction of the law that would involve jail time and requiring him to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
Evan without sexual contact there are many other factors that could land him in jail.