Dating someone younger than yourself
Data seem to support that idea: A 2003 AARP survey of about 3,500 single men and women ages 40 to 69 found about 66 percent of men want to date younger women and 34 percent of women want to date younger men.
EXPERTS SAY THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO FLIRT Celebrities like actor and director Mel Gibson, whose partner Rosalind Ross is 35 years his junior, and director Sam Taylor-Johnson, whose husband, actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson, is 24 years younger than her, apparently agree with that notion.
In reality, strangers hardly know there is much of an age difference between us, and they're almost certainly unaware that the difference is about 12.5 years — an age gap that is taboo in our culture.
Before I realized the depth of others' judgments about our “taboo” relationship, I first had to get over my own insecurities about being with someone over a decade younger.
Everyone who gives an opinion is just seeing things from their perspective. Married to an older women ( over a decades difference in age) for the last 17 years, have been married and have 4 kids to her, just got home after a long trip away for work.
Even if they are in it themselves, it is only unique to them. I can tell you one thing about older women with their confidence , sexual peak and no mind games.
I went through all of the issues in my head thinking, Sometimes, I'd actually pick fights out of insecurity, just so I could utter the lines, “Maybe you'd be happier with someone who for certain has all of her eggs,” or, “Perhaps, you want someone who isn’t on a timeline of starting a family.” I am not a “cougar," the horrible label given to women who date younger men.
It doesn't matter who looks younger, older or who is more mature.
They Make Great Rebounds "I dated a guy who was 6 years my junior after a bad breakup. The sex was AMAZING and his friends basically thought I was a goddess ..I couldn't have a normal 'grownup' conversation with him at all, even about the simplest things.
Introducing him to friends was a struggle, even if it was just at a chill house party.
“They're more ready to date an older partner than you guessed.” THIS TYPE OF CHEATING IS NOW ON THE RISE, DATA SUGGEST If you’re thinking about dipping your pen into some younger ink, Masini pointed out there are several ways dating someone five, 10 or even 15 years your junior can be beneficial. You may be more likely to find love Dating a younger person opens an entire demographic that you may have been missing out on, Masini said.
That’s especially true if you’re a woman, as trends suggest the dating pool begins to shrink with aging.