FB Twitter ellipsis More. Dates cost money. Karen Fratti April 17, 8: Home Maxim Man. Take this for what it is worth. In our culture, dating an older partner is often seen as a status symbol for younger women — we're often told that older partners will be more financially and emotionally stable, which is why being courted by an older partner is often seen as a compliment, a confirmation that you, indeed, have your act together and are desirable.
Older men have experience.
4 Red Flags When Dating Someone Younger Than You Are To Keep An Eye On
When I met my boyfriend Jesse, I was 28 and he was 24 — not too much of a dating age difference in the grand scheme of things, but to hear some of my friends at the time tell it, you'd think we were Harold and Maude — or at the very least, Ashton and Demi. Men over 40 really prefer to be at home and heading to bed at 9. They are excited to be there. When my boyfriend came back I told him what happened. But this kind of thinking conflates practical responsibility with emotional maturity — which isn't really accurate.