Trouble with dating a younger man
As long as he doesn’t carpet your living room with beer cans, pizza boxes, and game consoles, or embarrass you in public, a relationship may still work out.
After all, you can use his gaming time to do something you enjoy solo.
Recently though, as women have become more socially, psychologically, and sexually liberated, some have begun to ignore social prejudices by dating younger men, sometimes with that five to seven year age gap between themselves and their partners. If you see or hear of one of these unconventional couples, your first instinct might be to giggle and make jokes about “robbing the cradle” or “cougars,” but is an older woman dating a younger man really so bad?
Let’s take a look at the main reasons why you may want to consider a younger man for a significant other, as well as reasons why not.
[Read: 7 signs he’s only using you for all the wrong reasons] The annoying drawbacks of dating a younger man #1 Younger men may act childish.
*Disclaimer: For the very fit older men out there, your existence is recognized – this is just generally speaking!
The big benefits of dating a younger man #1 Younger men are often more physically driven.
Younger people, in general, have more physical energy.
After dating a few guys with these attitudes *once again, it’s recognized that not all older men are like this*, the almost naïve enthusiasm for love that a younger man is likely to have may be refreshing.
[Read: 22 big early warning signs of a bad boyfriend] #4 Younger men may worship the ground that you walk on.
If you date a younger man who hasn’t got around to having kids yet, you won’t have to worry about any potentially awkward introductions, especially if you have your own children.