She cautions old women to avoid going into relationships with young boys. I think that's too big of a age difference and honestly he sounds really insecure and contolling. Because as far as what I can say about dating and living with my 18 y. I just hope that my 26yo guy wants something similar to me. Girls in general are a bit more mature than boys at the same ages.
And there's nothing wrong with that. If you two listen to eachother and understand that your lives may be different, everything will work out. After all, if you're older you had a head start. This is great if you wind up marrying him and sometimes disappointing if you mold him into an amazing guy and some other girl winds up with him! If a guy is 10+ years older than you, what do you really have in common? Why can't he find a woman his own age? I even thought about how great it would be to be the young trophy wife on his arm amidst the old bitter wives of his friends. So perhaps to save possible heartbreak, maybe dont get involved. We hang out almost every weekend now, and talk to each other every night, for hours. This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date.
It doesn't make them pedophiles, and just because it's against the law to have sex until a certain age, doesn't mean two people can't still love each other, which is what matters in the end. And if you're wondering whether the age difference is too vast a gap to bridge with maturity, you've no reason to worry. You can see that men are basically operating by the rule for minimum age preferences for marital relationships blue bars and serious dating relationships yellow bars. So crazy, that when I found out he was way past my 5 year age limit, I said fuck it. Through high school, college and his twenties, he was always The Guy With A Girlfriend. He knows that you know something about what you are talking about. Nonetheless, as women get older, many seem to be tempted to bite into the proverbial younger man pie.
We both look the same age, so no one suspects anything. Someone his age should be thinking about furthering his career does your guy have one? After 40, maximum age preferences for most categories remain lower than their own age. And, I can tell you from experience, it was one of the greatest events of my life. Just that there are many more points of friction that could occur. However, she warns that such relationships usually end in a bad way.
A younger guy will have less of these experiences and be more open to his relationship with you. A friend of mine called me earlier. We fight like an old married couple but are the perfect fit for each other. I agree with knifewrench, but since I don't think it's wrong and that's what I feel the question is really asking I picked no. It is especially difficult when he goes out to the pub and i stay at home i live in australia, legal age to go out is 16 , but we usually overcome this because i work evenings or go out to teen partys with my friends.
Compiled by Dennis Agaba Robbing the cradle: Pros and cons of dating a younger man Dating a younger guy has been all the rage for quite some time. Not to mention he is very smart and owns his own sucessful business! A person ten years older or so is way more mature and can handle a serious relationship; young boys are not built for this because they have not fully matured. I was with my last girlfriend for over 3 years, and in only a short time, i have already had more fun, and smiled more and really felt comfortable with, than i had the entire time i was with my ex. I think you need to address why you had to ask other people about it, is it your own insecurity, anxiety, etc? But that doesn't mean it wouldn't have been nice to hear anyway. It's a matter of decency, integrity, valor, honor that these men seem to be woefully lacking. Age is just a number, and I wish people would stop prejudice on 15-18 year old girls who like guys in their 20s.
And its not only myself and my partner that have this opinion, family and friends can see that we are a perfect match and are positive we will end up together. You have to both come up with plans and compromises to work it all out. I work with two people where she is 18 and he is 27 and they've been together a good 9 months and are happy. Are you worried that he is immature and might change? Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. I have had numerous young women, and every one of them had a great time, and never regretted being with me, and I always try to remain friends, and we both treasure our memories, even long after the relationship has run it's course.
You might also take care to refer to the maximum age judiciously—the minimum age guideline seems to be more on target and more so for men than women. A female reader, anonymous, writes 15 March 2009 : You should go for it, love is simply love, it does not take account of age. As a 24 year old guy, I just left a relationship with a 22 yr old girl - who was intelligent, but immature for her age. I have shown friends pictures of her, asking them 'hey how do old do you think this girl is? He lied and said I was the only girl, and gave me a big long story of how he had been hurt and couldn't find love, blah blah blah :P Haha Ya right, he was playing a bunch of girls, when I found out, I was out of there. I knew I was going to fall in love with this man. .
I was 20; he was 44, but didn't look or act his age in a good way. A male reader, , writes 15 June 2008 : hey. My partner and i tried and have been blessed with true love and happiness because of it, and i would hate to see you miss out on that opportunity. She'll probably view it quite cautiously, but the fact you're still dating and going strong is a testament to the seriousness of which you both view the relationship. A female reader, anonymous, writes 8 November 2010 : i'm an 18 year old girl dating a 26 year old guy.
She has been engaged, is a manager at a store, has her own house and car with no roommates. We arent in a relationship cos i think ppl would b against this as they would think im immature at 16. I think we can all agree that this is stupid and move on. I believe i will spend the rest of my life with my partner, its a bold statement, but i truly believe we were meant for each other. Nobody is saying you have to be with her for at least 3 years or marry her, but if after a couple of months you aren't happy, you can end it there. Then wait some more, and a little more, and just a bit more, then some more.