Dating a guy 8 years older than me
This last item represents a significant opportunity for women in their early 20s, who are near their own reproductive peak.It can be more challenging to meet older guys, who are unlikely to hang out in the same venues frequented by the post-college crowd.None of that stuff happened to me, but I still wince when I remember how I idealized the thought of someone being single-mindedly obsessed with me the way the novel’s narrator is with Lolita.(Um, probably don’t do this, you guys.) It wasn’t like I was stupid. But I didn’t have enough experience or wisdom (as opposed to intelligence) to completely understand what I was getting into.They hope they can leave hookup culture behind with the extra-long twin sheets and grungy shower flip-flops. Their same-age male peers are potentially more interested in relationships, now that they’re the younguns again (which means fewer options).3.As women go out into the working world, they do find a more diverse set of approaches to meeting and dating men, with better odds:1. Online dating offers a traditional dating model, though its success among women in their early 20s is mixed, as many are reluctant to go with the “blind date” approach so quickly. They now have access to men of a wider range of ages.Considering the fact that he teases me mercilessly about my abundance of gray hair, I think it’s about time I get to talk up my great youth.All kidding aside, there are some wonderful things about being married to a man who is more than a couple years older than you (let’s not forget that there is an assumption being made that along with age, a certain level of maturity has been reached!
We both didn’t want to go up to the mountain that day, we both almost flaked out, we both were sort of seeing other people (casually) and we are ten years apart.
It wasn’t because I wasn’t attracted to him (I was!
), but rather that I couldn’t imagine our lives would mesh well together.
) and while this post is written with a bit of laughter, there are a few things you should remember.
I don’t believe that there is any “right” age for someone to marry, nor do I believe that a girl to marry someone older than her. Whenever women talk about hitting thirty, or forty, or fifty (or any other age that causes them to have a slight crisis), you can always smile a little.