A typical introductory conversation went like this: 'What do you do, Joe?' 'I'm a student at Nassau Community College.' 'Oh what are you studying?I know women that have dated younger men and they have had amazingly rich partnerships. I know women, myself included, that have dated men that are older and have found they are not ready for an emotionally mature relationship.
Dating a younger man can prove to them they are still attractive.
Also, younger men might be more willing to travel, go out to clubs, see concerts, etc.
In my opinion, it never turned out well because they were intimidated by where I was in life in comparison … They never took the initiative, or showed confidence.
They weren't as independent as I am, and sometimes I just wanted them to plan the date for once." "When I have the choice, I date men who are 30 years younger than me.
So a 25-year-old woman might shy away from a man five years younger than herself, but when she’s 35, she’d be more interested in dating him because he’s more mature and is her equal. “It widens a woman’s choice if she is in her 30’s or 40’s especially.
There will be more available guys in her age range.
The older you get, the less difference it makes if your partner is younger.
The maturity difference in a 20-year-old man versus a 30-year-old man is vast.
' 'Liberal arts.' [Crickets chirping.] Ultimately, as hot as he was, I just couldn't deal with how dumbed-down he was." "I never thought I could see myself with someone younger, and sometimes I think about the cons — like when I'm 30 he'll still be in his 20s, but it's been an amazing experience. I actually didn't know my boyfriend's age until a day after we started talking.
He's surprisingly, extremely mature, even though he's two years younger than me." "I dated a much older guy before meeting my current younger one, and I think I didn't take the younger guy as seriously because of his age.
than older men ‘married’ to a career,” Bennett said. If the age gap is especially huge, it might be harder for both sides to relate, especially if there is a corresponding gap in maturity.