Our expert says:
How you handle this will show more about how good a father you are, that what she has been doing. And that you ae concerned and open to blaming yourself is not the behaviour of a bad father.
Clearly he is no friend of yours, or of hers. Depending on when this started, he could be guilty of statutory rape, as below the age of consent the law assumes a youngster can't give valid consent. But you'd need a proper legal opinion on that and other aspects of this situation.
At 16, kids fall "in love" dangerously easily, whether with a pop idol vicariously, or with the grubby old man next door. I'd be more worried about her statement that she"like sex with older men " which suggests that she has been having sex for some time, and presumably with other"old men" in order to form such an opinion. A psychologist with experience with teenagers could usefully chat with her and clarify what has been going on, and how this has actually been affecting her.
You don't mention your wife, the girl's mother - is she absent ( which could be relevant ) or involved ? And is the man married ? ( in which case his wife may need to be informed ).
What do other readers think ?
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