Challenges of dating a younger man
It's not super-sweet and romantic of him when he buys you beer and/or gets you a fake.
If you're an inexperienced drinker who feels it after 2 bottles of Mike's Hard, that benefits 3.
Evolutionary psychologists say that relationships like this often occur because while fertility lasts only from puberty to menopause in women, it starts at puberty and can extend long into midlife for lots of men.
That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.
Being the older, wiser man is a power trip for him.
And that's all about , the said power trip he is getting off on should be overt.
However cool it makes you is exactly how lame it makes him.
And it doesn't mean you're weak or naïve— it just means that you value yourself. If he's married, he's not going to leave his wife for you. Let me rephrase that: It probably last, because as you get older, you'll change (which is normal and great so don't fight it! But the only way for that to happen is to let it end when it's supposed to.
You'll end up alienating the friends who are dropping truth-bombs such as the one above.
Next thing you know, he's your closest friend as well as your boyfriend — which creates a co-dependent dynamic that's bad for any relationship.8.
I’m dating a man quite a bit older—there have been several moments when I’ve thought that going out with someone closer to my age would be much simpler.
I even tried it when my boyfriend and I took a short break, and I found it was painstakingly difficult and more complicated than my experience dating an older guy." data-reactid="14" dating a man quite a bit older—there have been several moments when I’ve thought that going out with someone closer to my age would be much simpler.
That's like valuing a 30-year-old because he has the math aptitude of a middle schooler.15.