Dating a guy four years younger

23 Apr

That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.

Now, I’m not saying these are conscious reasons why dating a man quite a bit older—there have been several moments when I’ve thought that going out with someone closer to my age would be much simpler.

), but the benefits can certainly outweigh those little things.

Age may be just a number, but in James Woods' case, it's a much higher number than his girlfriend's.

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They wore color-coordinating outfits: a blue dress and black jacket for her, and a blue shirt and black suit for him.

They have a certain amount of respect that differs from an older man.

I even tried it when my boyfriend and I took a short break, and I found it was painstakingly difficult and more complicated than my experience dating an older guy. The texting games (How long should I wait to text him back? It’s exhausting), the fear of commitment that plagues most twentysomethings, and the simple fact that most guys my age aren’t as emotionally mature as I am.

It can be tough when you and your older partner can’t share childhood commonalities (dude’s never read a book!?

Men in their 30's are still about having fun, adventuring, exploring and building their career, and they appreciate a drama free connection with a woman.

They don't mind the power inequity, while men who are closer to my age feel the need to battle for the position." — Paula, 673.