When I don’t mention his age upfront, people think we are only five years apart. He likes me because I keep things young, fresh, and really funny.” “Dating up is a good idea if you are looking for someone who is mature.I guess that’s because he looks really young still and has all of his hair. I like my current boyfriend, even though it has only been three months, because I feel safe, comfortable, and secure with him.Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.
And then there’s also the concern about one’s looks.
a dearth of relationship-minded men, so those who want to fall in love and have a serious relationship often look to graduation as the time when things will improve as traditional dating reappears.
They hope they can leave hookup culture behind with the extra-long twin sheets and grungy shower flip-flops. Their same-age male peers are potentially more interested in relationships, now that they’re the younguns again (which means fewer options).3.
Also, many of the commonly held beliefs about dating a younger man or woman — for instance, that a junior partner may lack maturity — aren’t true, relationship expert and columnist April Masini told Fox News.
“There are plenty of younger people who are a lot more mature than older men and women, and who are such go-getters that they're more successful than people twice their age,” Masini said.
“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.