For dating someone older

17 Jun

Being attracted to someone older just means you are a human person who sometimes thinks other human people are sexy!I mean, I know: some cute college guy who spells his texts properly and actually seems to wash his face (be still my beating heart) can be pretty tough crush competition for the bros in your 10th grade math class.Which isn’t to say that there aren’t plenty of loving, mutually respectful relationships between people with long gaps between their birth years.Not every one of these situations is going to be a soap opera about forbidden love and sexual corruption; sometimes it really is just about two people who really like and respect each other.And if there’s one thing of which I’m certain about you Rookies, it’s this: to borrow a compliment frequently expressed to you by your grandpa/kindly next-door neighbor/best friend’s mom, YOU ARE VERY MATURE FOR YOUR AGE.

You always feel like you have to prove to them that you can run with their son/daughter and not fall behind. Many times, especially while in different stages of schooling, you will have not been around for things that your significant other was around for.

But it can also lead to some awkward situations between you and your significant other.

Here are 5 things you experience when you date somebody older than you: A norm in our society is generally that the guy in heterosexual relationships is older.

But if you’re looking to get into one of these situations, I’m guessing you don’t need to be told about the alluring/fun parts, and if you’re writing to us about it, it’s clear that you are weighing your decision carefully, and not being passively swept away or coerced.

And so this article is gonna focus on the not-so-fun stuff—the things I didn’t know or understand back then, and that maybe you don’t now.