Is a Young Date Really That Great?
Is it really something that’s both sustainable as well as real?
What’s Behind It?
I know when I was dating, my male ego thought it would be marvellous to date younger women.
After all, it’s one of those top male fantasies, ranking a little lower than the threesome (which in itself is a silly fantasy as well)?
The thought of dating someone much younger than yourself gives the feeling you’re also able to live a younger lifestyle.
In reality, it’s more likely being in love with her looks and youth than anything of real substance.
What’s The Relationship Downside?
Lifestyle differences are going to play heavily into the success or failure when the age differences are significant.
Consider for a moment the area around energy levels, as one example.
For some older guys with a heavy ‘next day’ work schedule, it’s often a necessity for an early night.
Yet for a women 20 years younger, she’ll want to be out on the town, into the clubs for some heavy party time.
Many women in their 30s will be fast approaching the want and need to bear children.
A much older male partner is likely to have already been through that and have a far degree of resistance in revisiting more babies in their late 50s.
That’s a situation for double nappies/diapers.
Health and Death
The saddest of areas are health and death and rarely thought of by either party.
Women invariably outlive their same age partners.
When the women is considerably younger, she’s also likely going to be a widow in her 50s and that’s a shame for her.
She’ll be at the start of a new phase in her latter life in either living out her ‘Golden Years’ alone or having to find and love another.
That’s going to be a little tough.
I know a few older guys who are currently in relationships with younger women so, like anything in life, there are exceptions to the rule.
Most men will discover their ‘young woman days' will lead to a broken relationship.
And come to their senses to find a woman in their own age bracket.
Being able to travel the life goals with someone sharing the same goals, broad interests as well as energy levels allows a certain ‘flow’.
While it isn't a pure age thing, it's certainly a maturity thing (which is largely affected by age and experience).
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