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He took his girlfriend to the bedroom and shut the door. She is 14

My friend’s son is 15, and his new girlfriend is 14.

In three short weeks, his world has changed; Fortnite is out, and last Saturday the two of them spent three hours in his room, with the door closed.

  • Madonna King
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

My friend doesn’t know whether to talk to his son, or both of them, about sex. Should his wife call his new girlfriend’s mother?

At the heart of his concern is consent, and what it means, and the fear that his son might later be accused of encouraging his new girlfriend to have sex earlier than she might otherwise.

He doesn’t say that, but that’s what he means…

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