If you're ready to accept that age is just a number, then your pool of eligible bachelors just got a hell of a lot bigger—and might include some much younger dudes. Plus, all the cool kids are dating younger these days. Curious what it's like to get serious with someone lacking as much life experience as you? We asked real women to spill all the details of dating a more youthful dude.
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Remember your very first date? Oh, those ridiculous conversations and stuttering with excitement. Perhaps you had a curfew, and you were in a hurry to walk your other half home. That is all in the past. In fact, the answer lies elsewhere. Whether you are considering dating an older man or younger woman, you need to learn how it works, especially if you are in online dating.
Tips on Dating a Younger Man
Jason Momoa and wife Lisa Bonet made headlines last week when Momoa recalled how he was a "nervous wreck" when he initially asked Bonet out on a date. Momoa was just 26 years old at the time, and approaching Bonet, who is 12 years his senior, was intimidating. Momoa worked up the nerve and the two have been together since. What is it about older women? It still seems more common for men to seek out younger women, but one of TODAY's most-read stories continues to be this post on why younger men fall for older women.
But inter-generational relationships can be fraught with dangers, and most of these dangers come squarely down to one reason: poor management of expectations. The older man in a relationship with a younger woman often struggles to correctly identify what it is that has attracted her in the first place. Guys mature emotionally at a much slower rate than women and can easily get into their thirties with the emotional intelligence of a five-year-old. They laugh at fart and tit jokes—enough said.