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    You can think the latter, but not everyone agrees.

    It's 'sexual activity with a child' if they're at least 13. When the relevant act was being passed, there was a statement that it wasn't the intention or in the public interest to prosecute everyone who could be caught with it.

    And there's a section which means there are considerably lower penalties should the accused be under 18. If two 15 year olds are sexual with each other, both commit the offence - are the people in this case rapists too in your eyes if they were sexual with someone of the same age?
    Yes, they have both been raped but are also both rapists and should both be punished for breaking the law. The punishment for under 18s should be the same as 18 year olds as rape is a vile crime and rapists should be educated on and pay for their crimes
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    :facepalm: this generation.
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    I turn 18 in 2 months and still haven't lost my virginity. It's no big deal. Funnily enough, the girls I know that use to brag about losing there's were up the duff at 15. Ones expecting her second kid and she's only 17. So just chill and stop worrying.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Yes, they have both been raped but are also both rapists and should both be punished for breaking the law. The punishment for under 18s should be the same as 18 year olds as rape is a vile crime and rapists should be educated on and pay for their crimes
    The world is shades, not stark contrasts. While punishments for sex with children can be higher, I think Parliament and police are right not to call what they recognise is consensual activity 'rape'. If you think otherwise, start writing to your MP.
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    The world is shades, not stark contrasts. While punishments for sex with children can be higher, I think Parliament and police are right not to call what they recognise is consensual activity 'rape'. If you think otherwise, start writing to your MP.
    Under 16s do not have the legal capacity to consent, so it will never be consensual in the eyes of the law, due to the lack of mental capability in these minors.
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    Chill~
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    Not a big deal at all
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    You think it's OK to smoke at 16?! THEN SMOKE A WHOLE CARTON OF CIGARETTES! Stay safe. Be protected. Don't do anything you'll regret.
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    Most people regret losing their virginity at a young age.

    Don't do it especially with someone you know you are not going to be commited to.
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    how do you know these other girls have had sex, did you see it? or are you just believing what they tell you?

    remember something - most kids lie about having sex...
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    Nah it's fine to be a virgin at 16, I'm 19 and at uni still a virgin and I'm a good looking guy.


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    (Original post by Sena57.)
    getting really frustrated about still being a virgin getting to the point where I just want to lose it cuz people are making fun of me all the other girls in my class have already had sex, is this normal to feel like this?
    You're in the wrong class, request to move.
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    Pls say this is a joke.
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    I'm 22 and still a virgin (male)
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    16 is SO normal!

    virginity is not a dirty cloud over your head that u must get rid of. don't worry about it. ur a virgin, so what? some people have never tried oysters.

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    if ur thinking 'so what', thats my point exactly
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    don't be a slut
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    There are much more important things to focus on in your life than sex at your age. Focus on completing your education first than worrying about your virginity. Never feel pressured to losing it because other girls are with whoever because you are you and you are not living your life to be known as someone who has had sex because a lot of other people have, and you still have to find yourself and know your worth, so throwing it to some random guy will not really gain you respect from that guy and you don't want to be devalued. You are only 16, trust me you havesome time until you would be mentally ready to balance a physical relationship and other things. I'm 16 and that's is one of the last things on my mind because I have other priorities that are more important than having sex, but if you want a boyfriend then don't rush into it, because you don't want to regret anything because you rushed opening your legs because the hype.
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    I was 20 when I lost my virginity. Seriously its not a big deal being 16 and a virgin. Trust me, you'll be so much happier if you lose it to someone who you really want to do it with.
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    (Original post by Sena57.)
    getting really frustrated about still being a virgin getting to the point where I just want to lose it cuz people are making fun of me all the other girls in my class have already had sex, is this normal to feel like this?
    If you really want to have sex and lose your virginity you can literally walk up to any guy you like and ask if they would like to have sex with you.

    Unfortunately tho, people might bully you and call you names for being open about having sex with anyone.
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    (Original post by Sena57.)
    getting really frustrated about still being a virgin getting to the point where I just want to lose it cuz people are making fun of me all the other girls in my class have already had sex, is this normal to feel like this?
    Hey, trust me don't just do it because everyone else has... Do it when you feel it's time, you're ready and you've found the right person who you like and has mutual feelings and honestly likes you too and are not just in it for the sex

    On top of that for your so called "friends" call them sluts if that makes you feel any better

    Message me if you need anymore of my advice aha

    Kolia
 
 
 
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