For a woman, dating a younger man is like a long-awaited validation. It’s a proof that she still has it, she’s still beautiful, energetic, and fresh enough to keep up with a partner that’s a bit or a lot younger than her.
And while people usually tend to fall in love or develop interest towards people of similar age, that has not always been the case.
In fact, throughout the years, society accepted that an older man dates a younger woman without much problem while the other way around was always frowned upon.
Well, this should not be the case anymore as women nowadays are free to date whoever they want and by that, we also mean much younger men. They are free to choose their own path which shouldn’t be guided by society norms any longer.
That said this doesn’t mean that dating a younger man comes without issues. This is why, in this article, we will be talking about some pros and cons of dating younger men. Keep reading!
1. Feeling fresh
2. Feeling carefree
3. A lack of “history”
4. Different principles
Unfortunately, there are also some cons that we must take into account when such a relationship is happening. Usually, the different principles that the partners have can be a big problem. You might think that this is because of the age difference, which is true, but it’s not always the case. Still, if you find yourself thinking completely different than your younger partner, that’s probably your signal to get out. Don’t stay in a relationship just because of the fun parts if you feel like you are not compatible with that man.
5. Different goals
With different principles come different goals and dreams, especially in the long run. You may not want a new marriage, but he may do. You may not want any more kids, but he may want some because he’s young and ambitious. Your careers might be on different levels because he may be inexperienced and not that financially-stable, while you may be a lot more advanced in this part of your life. This could mean trouble for your relationship, fights, and eventually, a breakup.
6. Lack of experience
Also, a lack of experience from his part might prove to be the nail in the coffin for such a relationship. It could happen in bed, professionally, or simply when it comes to the interactions between you two. He may not know how to handle various situations when you’re in dire need of a man’s helping hand. You may not be entirely satisfied with his behavior in the bedroom or even in society. Such a situation is difficult to handle indeed and if it doesn’t get solved quickly, it may just be the end.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé