Dating guys younger than you
“When I met my husband, who is 4 years younger, I was in my early 30s and guys my age were so set in their ways,” says Susan Stern, 41, of Scarsdale, NY. (And since most of their buddies are still single, they also tend to know the latest entries onto the bar scene).men are more likely to broach the "zone of non-creepiness" for casual flings and sexual fantasies, but they actually look for women who are older than the minimum set by the half-plus-seven rule when they are thinking of marriage and serious relationships.As with all things, the half-plus-seven rule is better used as a rule of thumb than a strict law. When I was 36, I had a brief, wonderful affair with a lovely 24-year-old entrepreneur I met on an airplane. My current boyfriend is nine years younger than me; the boyfriend before that, 10 years younger.
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When they find out my boyfriend is younger, one of the first things people ask me is if he’s immature. I obviously don’t think he’s immature if I’m dating him. People I barely know are always asking me, “But aren’t you worried about you guys not being on the same page? You’ll get used to those moments of realizing your childhoods were just a little different.
After all, you didn’t exactly grow up at the same time.