Dating men younger than you
I look at him, stunned that he could forget such a big part of 1973. You'd really dig it." Or "Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins!
We've been together for seven years now, and I'm so used to considering Bronson my peer that I often forget about our 13½-year age difference. In the beginning, if I wasn't thinking, Is he too young for me? someone else was thinking it for me—and blurting out, "Hey, have you seen How Stella Got Her Groove Back?
The age gap relationship narrative we're used to hearing is the one of the younger woman dating the older man.
But what about the women who date much younger men?
His friends were much younger and I found them shallow and uninteresting.
I began to dislike socialising in situations where his guy friends would include their even younger dates or wives. Date night boring." [via] 6."He's far more insecure and concerned about the opinions of others, but not giving a fuck seems to come with age." [via]7."Younger guys are just all over the place and they don't know if they really want you. Personally I feel like I connect with older men better because of the things I like and my sense of humour, but there's something else." [via]8."I prefer to date within five years of my own age, but if I've got to go with a larger gap, I prefer younger.
He had a lot of emotional growing up to do and was mainly interested in regularly going to sports bars and hanging out with even younger people. My current SO is eight years younger, but much more mature than the other guy.
Sometimes it just depends on the person, not their age." [via]10. It was fine, we had some fun, I drifted away [in the end]." [via]11.
It’s flattering for an older woman when a guy passes up on the younger girls in favor of her.
Parties, rock concerts, nightclubs—I dated the way I should have when I was younger: for fun, without an eye toward marriage.
It’s pretty common for men to date younger women – which is exactly why dating older women is so enjoyable.
Maybe women feel that because girls have a head start on maturity back in the seventh grade, our emotional and spiritual equals must forever be at least five years older than we are.
Whatever part of the conventional wisdom they buy into, American women find it easy to summarily reject younger men. They could be denying themselves the most wonderful relationship of their lives.