Age difference with a crush

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I have a crush on this guy in school, and hes in a year below me, and my friends who know about it think im a pedophile cause hes younger, but its only by 6 months so is it that big of a deal???? And how do i handle the friends telling me im a pedo????

Category: asked May 19, 2014

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A pedophile is someone who is sexually attracted to pre-adolescent children. That is from the ages of birth to roughly 11-12 years old. Your friends literally don't know what they're talking about, so ignore them.
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No it's not bad at all. I thought the same way (not the pedophile thing) but about having a crush on a guy younger than me. I thought it is lame. Ha ha especially when it's a girl liking a younger guy but a friend of mine who is a guy told me it is normal and feelings are a very complex thing, not always understood. 6 months is not much so don't fret it. It's all right : ) Well about your friends...hmm are they really your friends? If they are, telling them to stop it, as it makes you feel bad. would work. If they are annoying type of "friends" that do not understand the difference of hurting someone or joking then take it another way, show them how much it disturbs you, if that does not work then ignore them.
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6 months isn't that big of a deal at all. You're definitely not a pedophile. I once had a boyfriend who was 1 year younger than me. It's not a bad thing. As for how to handle your friends, just try to ignore them. I know that's probably hard, as I'm sure it must get annoying, but surely they have to just be teasing you. If them calling you a pedo upsets you, let them know that. Remind them that there's people in this world dating with over 30 years age difference. It's totally normal =)
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you're not a pedo. For sure they are just teasing you. So dont make it a big deal out of it.crushing on someone younger is pretty normal. nothing wrong with that. so chillax, youre young! having a crush is NORMAL. whatever age that is.
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6 months is barely a difference, you're not a pedo, I'm sure your friends are just teasing you. My boyfriend is 6 years older than I am, my friends always mock me for liking "old" men, that's just banter. If he makes you happy, go for it. :)
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Here's the actual definition of what's considered a pedophile: A person who is diagnosed with pedophilia must be at least 16 years of age, but adolescents who are 16 years of age or older must be at least five years older than the prepubescent child before the attraction can be diagnosed as pedophilia (I got that from wikipedia). Also, a one year age difference (actually you said it's even less than a year) is nothing. That's not even an actual age difference. Maturity wise, you are most likely at the same level. Honestly, he's probably the same age as some of the boys in your actual grade. So, I don't know what your friends are on, but they sound pretty immature to me. When someone thinks they are better or more adult than someone who's just six months younger, you know that they're probably the childish ones.