Dating an older guy pros and cons
* [Read: 20 personality traits that make the perfect ideal man] #2 Younger men normally have fewer responsibilities.
Older men often have responsibilities such as kids or a stressful job to worry about, but the younger you go, the less likely these aspects of life will be a factor.
As a younger, or transitioning individual, this stability may be exactly what you need. You can be sure that he won’t play games like millennials, since he’s past his prime player years. Mature men have refined tastes, and that isn’t limited to his pallet. Advice and wisdom will be readily available from someone who isn’t your parent, but is equally wise.
He can show you things you never knew possible, and you can teach him that new trick you learned in Cosmo. You won’t be dealing with the same texting, mixed signal bullshit that you’ve experienced in the past.
One drawback to dating a younger man is that he may be less mature than you.
However, make sure you don’t stay with a younger guy you aren’t really into just for these perks, as that’s pretty shallow.
Furthermore, if you don’t enjoy this special attention, or you feel like he’s dating you just for the ego boost, it’s time to have a talk with him.
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.