The older and more mature you are, the smaller the inequities in a year age difference become. An 18 year old girl dating a 31 year old man. As people grow older they become more experienced. If the man you are dating is smart and older than you then make sure he has a lot to tell you about life.
Farouk Radwan, MSc. Age has nothing to do with a successful relationship. Couples can be of any age and have a healthy dwting. However in some cases an older man can have significant advantages over other men provided that everything else is constant. This doesn't mean that you should go hunting for an older man but it just means dating a man older than you you should never be intimidated by big age differences since it sometimes comes with many other advantages.
There's a lot to consider about dating someone who's older than you are, because your relationship may need some added communication to bridge the age gap. In case you were curious, here are six different perspectives from people who have experienced dating someone older. Dating someone older taught me a ton about myself and what I want in a relationship. Don't get me wrong, I definitely got my heart low-key broken.
But it also taught me a lot about how adulthood shifts and changes between your 20s and 30s. She was also, like, really great at sex and part of that was simply the fact that she had way more experience than me.
It didn't end up working out but I am definitely grateful for what I learned along the way. To get more insight into what it's like to date with an age gap, check out the following following stories. Sometimes you wonder about their intentions Giphy "I would say dating older men has been a really formative part of my life. When older men have good intentions for you, they are good friends. They remind me to be kind to myself, to put my life and worth into perspective, and they help take care of me.
One of my exes is I was looking for commitment from him in ways I rarely do in relationships, plus his passion and drive and knowledge just absolutely had me hanging on his every word. After five months of monogamy, he ghosted me. Out of nowhere. Our last conversation was that he has a gift for me and was excited to see me. Older men can lay the fucking pipe. We met on a noisy dance floor and I shouted, 'I'm Hannah, like Hannah Montana,' which is what I always say when I think people might not hear my name.
Later, he told me he had no idea what Hannah Montana was. The age gap definitely had some perks: I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences. I still get the common response from my friends: Why would you date someone that old?
I have nothing against guys my age; I have tried dating them, but I have constantly come across the following: I started my media career at age 9 at a community TV station and my ambition level went up from there. The only thing probably missing in my life is a partner, a published book and an owned property… maybe even a small business? I can count them on maybe a hand and a half. I was teased and picked on a lot from the kids at school. But something I could relate to well was adults.
My father was a businessman who ran a successful chiropractor practice. I was around adults all my life -- events, parties, meetings -- so I really knew it no other way. That relationship was fun and short-lived, but what I've learned since then has taken me a long way when dating older men. Here are a list of pros and cons to consider if you decide to date older: