Dating a woman 8 years older
With seniors, grad students, and working 20-somethings to swoon over, dating an older guy is an appealing option.
At the same time, some collegiettes love pursuing freshmen boys when they’re upperclass(wo)men: a younger guy’s carefree spirit is endearing, he probably doesn’t know your ex, and, let’s be honest, age is just a number when a gorgeous guy comes along.
Age Matters Less With Time “I don’t think it is a big deal at all that my boyfriend is 15 years older than me.
Once you get past your twenties, age means nothing in love and relationships. Despite the age difference, we always have a lot to talk about and our lives are very similar, too.
While it’s important to have serious conversations with your boyfriend, keep in mind that it may be more difficult to connect with a younger guy.
Let’s take a trip down memory lane to when your only concerns were deciding which parties you would attend and reading that art history chapter before Monday morning.
Luckily, Rachel’s parents were supportive of her and her younger beau.
Slowly our friendship evolved into more, and we’ve been dating for two years.
It’s not weird to me now, but that hasn’t stopped people from giving us weird looks when we are together or affectionate in public.”—Krista, 25 Money Isn't An Issue “I am dating someone who is close to 20 years older than me and one major perk, if I’m being honest, is that he has money.
From securing your spot on the Dean’s List to participating in your favorite extracurriculars to scoring that coveted internship, your priorities are probably more refined than they were a few years ago.
Though a younger dude’s “YOLO” attitude can be refreshing and make you nostalgic for your own carefree freshman days, it could cause a strain on your relationship “It just felt like different things mattered to us,” says Jillian*, a 21-year-old collegiette who casually dated an 18 year-old during her semester in London.
“His maturity was next to none.” We’re not accusing your younger boy toy of being incapable of having a serious conversation; however, it’s important to recognize that the two of you are at different places in your lives.