This, his lawyers argued, was a “loving relationship between two consenting adults.”
What happens during that time is between two consenting adults.
We are consenting adults in an active collaboration for the pleasure and well-being of everyone involved.
If two consenting adults want to experiment with coprophilia for example?
"Anneke would hardly pardon me for consenting to that," he answered.
He therefore ended by consenting to act as guide to the two comrades.
A fourth time she returned, consenting to forego all thoughts of vengeance if the king would order the young hero to marry her.
And the Messenger came, and he said, "Escape, and the way is consenting."
I could not leave England without trying the possibility of his seeing me once, of his consenting to kiss my child once.
However, I managed to bully him into consenting; but I don't trust his word.
early 13c., from Old French consentir (12c.) "agree, comply," from Latin consentire "feel together," from com- "with" (see com-) + sentire "to feel" (see sense (n.)). "Feeling together," hence, "agreeing, giving permission," apparently a sense evolution that took place in French before the word reached English. Related: Consented; consenting.
c.1300, "approval," also "agreement in sentiment, harmony," from Old French consente, from consentir (see consent (v.)). Age of consent is attested from 1809.