Pros and cons of dating someone much older than you

Pros and cons of dating someone younger than you

i've always been one to make friends with people older than me, but i'm by far the youngest person he's ever dated. con is that i'm gonna be arrested for pedophilia and sexual grooming. once you are in your late 20s 10 years difference isn't shit. i am reminded how young my bf is (7 yrs), when he doesn't get references or doesn't know movies almost everyone my age group would know about. goldreply[–]cellularbeing 11 points12 points13 points 5 months ago (0 children)pros:She's younger than you. my wife knows we have it covered and that's enough). goldreply[–]rudegarwithfunnyhat 41 points42 points43 points 5 months ago (14 children)references to childhood entertainment, toys and pop-culture would be lost on the older so. goldreply[–]jaml86 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)dating a nearly twenty year old sounds miserable. she liked a lot of the same music but even though she also liked the modern pop stuff which i'm not much of a fan of. she rides horses and does a lot of yoga, i surf a lot and run sometimes.'ve spent 10 more years then him/her having fun and partying, don't expect him/her to put that aside because she/he is dating someone older that wants something serious. · 1633 comments [serious] republicans of reddit, how do you feel about the senate passing a bill yesterday, that makes it so isp's will be allowed to sell your search history without your consent? goldreply[–]keithwaits 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)that really depends on how old you are. chances are the age difference will not be as much of a problem. like any relationship, you have to know where you stand and what you are willing to compromise. meanwhile congratulations, you just threw away the twilight of your youth, when you should have been concentrating on finding a long term partner (which you likely thought was her). sex is still great, she's a bit of a freak and i like that. so save your money, no matter what age each of you might be, so you can retire together and enjoy the same things at the same time.: sure she still likes to go out, but you're expected to keep up with her. be fair, at 22, i wouldn't date below 19, but you know, whatever. younger than that and you'll probably have bigger differences about "where you are" in life.

Pros and cons of dating someone much older than you

goldreply[–]themateofmates 5 points6 points7 points 5 months ago (0 children)if you're 45, then there a not many cons. goldreply[–]lewon_s 12 points13 points14 points 5 months ago (9 children)idk, i 30 year old dating a 20 year of creeps me out. goldreply[–]cellularbeing 18 points19 points20 points 5 months ago (3 children)or younger than 27 years old. the huge age difference, they always talk about things from their past and childhood that they remember, they listened to the same music, and loved the same presidents.)submitted 5 months ago by billybong3000117 commentsshareall 117 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]wowhellohi 133 points134 points135 points 5 months ago (4 children)you're going to be a con if you're 24 years old. lot of why it works is due to the fact that i was really into more of her generation's culture at a young age (i was raised by a lot of people ~10 years older than me, so i was into a lot of the same things). believer age isn't the important factor, who you are as a person at that point is. goldreply[–]babysalesman 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (4 children)i like that i can tell english isn't your first language because you said, "i have 20," rather than, "i am 20.;dr i'm a sociopath that married a very strong older women and with our powers combined we get what we want. dropping everything short notice on a wednesday to day trip out to beach is way more acceptable when you don't have a career. goldreply[–]vicous 2 points3 points4 points 5 months ago (0 children)lollipops and ice cream everyday. when you are 25 or under three years age difference is significant. there are definitely some generational differences, but dating someone older than you can really have it's benefits. goldreply[–]monowedge 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)you could be somebodies' pro though. my father can talk about how exciting it was to see the moon landing on a color tv and my mother can talk about when she came to america, she tried to use my dad's computer but accidentally turned it off and cried because she thought she broke it. are pros and cons of dating someone 10 years younger than you? Check out the pros and cons of being the "older woman" before you bridge the age gapYou must post a clear and direct question in the title. she can and will hold the fact that your are older over your head, especially when she's wrong about something. goldreply[–]b1ackandnight 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)con- may divorce you later when they realize age actually does play a part in the long term aspects. still just a kid, at 20 years old, and i'm not interested in parenting an adult. you have more time to decide if you want children.

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you think your post has disappeared, see spam or an inappropriate post, please do not hesitate to contact the mods, we're happy to help. she was married for 10 years which is another weird thing, but whatever, but i've had 10x as many partners as her and have been in 3 stable, long term relationships, so we are actually kind of on the same level in relationships. they can't legally drink in bars and probably don't want to cart my drunk ass around. goldreply[–]starkillerrx 28 points29 points30 points 5 months ago (23 children)that depends of how old you are. you'll always have to worry that a young dude will make a run at her, especially if you show signs of aging while she's still keeping it tight (for now). you have absolutely nothing to worry about" so i suppose that was a pro for him.: dating a 12 year old will get me sent to prison. goldreply[–]brutal2015 2 points3 points4 points 5 months ago* (0 children)once the older is 35+, there aren't any remarkable pros or cons. goldreply[–]castlemaster712 9 points10 points11 points 5 months ago (2 children)or worse if you're 16. a [serious] post tag to designate your post as a serious, on-topic-only thread..Permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]lunacha 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)i think it depends on how old you both are but if we are just speaking the pros and cons related to the relationship, i would say a pro would be (assuming youre a dude) that you have someone younger to keep you younger even if you start to have gray hair and back pains. post asking for advice should be generic and not specific to your situation alone. just throwing this out there for all the older guys that would prioritize a big age difference over almost everything else. i'm 27, my boyfriend's 34, and while the age gap doesn't generally seem like a big deal, we're often reminded that our childhoods didn't really overlap. in turn, for him, he can be insanely jealous and he does not like that i have had more dating experience than him. goldreply[–]shadowlesslion 4 points5 points6 points 5 months ago (0 children)35yo here, my wife is 25, to be honest, my experience has been great, here are my list of pros and cons:The sex is out of this world, women my age (before her i only dated around my age range) have, in my experience a lower sex drive. goldreply[–]pm_me_a_good_recipe 25 points26 points27 points 5 months ago (0 children)pro: i'll be with someone who is just as mature as i am! it's not even like i'd do it differently because i loved her very much and those were good years. goldreply[–]braindamage1027 29 points30 points31 points 5 months ago (0 children)woke my boyfriend up to ask him this question and this is what he said:Pro: makes him feel younger. that i enjoy and she was to young to appreciate when they were popular. we are going to be getting another car soon and i'm probably going to be completely responsible for that, but it's selling one of our cars privately then buying another one (hopefully) privately.

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goldreply[–]whatmannerof 6 points7 points8 points 5 months ago (12 children)there's a bit of a formula for finding the minimum acceptable age of someone to date. goldreply[–]burgerbetty 4 points5 points6 points 5 months ago (1 child)i always feel like once the youngest person is over 25, there are probably fewer problems." it becomes much more difficult if you have a bigger age difference than that. 25 is when you will get broken up with for things you couldn't give less of a shit about, but the other person didn't have the maturity to say "hey, i really don't like it when you call me 'honey', could you please use a different pet name? 25-28 you get women who think they're goddesses/princesses who just demand the world and flip out when they aren't handed it, and guys who insist they're a grown-ass man and thinks they should be treated like mufasa just because they are usually on time with the rent for their 1 bedroom basement suite and have dope ass floor lights on their lancer. goldreply[–]i_love_fox -1 points0 points1 point 5 months ago (0 children)i've been dating a girl 8 years younger than me. when she really understands what she's doing she's very good at it, i think sometimes she isn't as confident in my suggestions because she doesn't understand them. goldreply[–]landlubber77 89 points90 points91 points 5 months ago (0 children)she's only been allowed to legally drink for one year so she still considers it a novelty that i pound booze every night and doesn't know i'm a raging alcoholic. pro for dating someone 11 years older:god damn do they know what the hell they're doing. we grew up watching slightly different sets of tv shows, and we experienced the 90's and early 2000's very differently (and i didn't experience the 80's at all! my boyfriend and i are 6 years apart and get along amazing, we often find it funny that we aren't the same age and that people think he is "so much older than i am. it might come back at any point and make the relationship hard to manage. when you were born: actually still have a lot of common childhood/cultural references. goldreply[–][deleted] 8 points9 points10 points 5 months ago (0 children)pro: a fresh set of healthy organs if yours ever conk out. con, they will probably cheat on and/or leave you for someone their own age. when she eventually does leave you because she finally realizes eww you're so old, no one will blame her for escaping the clutches of an old lecher, and no one will have pity on you. goldreply[–]princessturtlecat 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)i think my boyfriend notices it on my first world problems a lot, and by our maturity levels being different sometimes. still wants to go out and have fun (every woman i dated after 28 just wanted to stay home)." we are at the same stage in our lives and the same maturity level, we have personalities that mesh and that's what matters. goldreply[–]throwitup01 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago* (0 children)assuming you're both over 18. energy and experience can be like yin/yang and it feeds off each other.

What are pros and cons of dating someone 10 years younger than

was in my 30's and she was in her 20's., if you have a lot in common, like you're both introverts/extroverts, share tons of hobbies, etc. issues came up because she actually became a grandmother 2+ years into the relationship. men can be exciting and full of energy in bed, but if you're dating a younger man, don’t overlook the potential downsides of the relationship. twenty you have so much freedom and time to just do things. posts by subject:Do you have ideas or feedback for askreddit? goldreply[–]2_headed_cat 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)that amount of time could feel like a lot or a little depending on how old you are. · 4920 comments gamers of reddit, what's your best moment of total immersion? goldreply[–]utmed 8 points9 points10 points 5 months ago (0 children)not sure if this person is older or younger than you. if i had to rate such a relationship (i've had several of these), they are hands-down superior to ones with women my age or older. i find when people think something is their own idea they are more open to it, so i just act surprised when they realize that they can help me at no cost to themselves, when i had really planted the idea a while ago and worked it in over time. · 541 comments what is something you would wish on your worst enemy? goldreply[–]iownakeytar 4 points5 points6 points 5 months ago (2 children)cons: not allowed to legally drink or rent a car. goldreply[–]singlencrushingit 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)my parents are 17 years apart and from different countries. goldreply[–]gimmil_walruslord 18 points19 points20 points 5 months ago (1 child)cons: illegal, beyond morally questionable, strong potential to be lynched. goldreply[–]yeoxnuuq 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (1 child)i am 40 casually dating a 19 yr old. she married him when he was a senior in highschool, and by that time she had four kids. finally and worst of all, they may need be working. goldreply[–]thereal007747 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)i'm kind of ok with older females as in a 35-40 y. my boyfriend and i are almost 10 years apart and we get along super well, share the same interests and get each others references. you also tend to feel a lot of pressure to stay as young and attractive looking as possible.

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    so, my options are, a girl who isn't looking to settle down at all - and then deal with the potential pitfalls of that later - or a younger girl and risk social scorn. goldreply[–]pkmaynard 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)personally, and i'm five years my wife's senior, i would like to begin our retirement together, since i'm 66.. she had nothing, just coming out of school and first experience out of her parents household. goldreply[–]effingeenyus 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)what i have learned is that it is not until at least 25 that people are mature enough to speak their feelings out loud, and it takes at least 3 years of practice to get to the point where you realize that saying them out loud doesn't mean you automatically get validated and placated straight away. it's really amazing how many people will have an instant, pre-fabricated opinion of you / your relationship either because they are young and think that they will never make the decision to age, like you did, or because they are jealous that you're pulling it off, or because they love mounting their moral high horses.: the front page of the internetWhy women prefer dating older men, ideal age gap statistics, and the reality of younger women dating much older men.'m just going to go with cons because the only real benefits are her maturity in a lot of matters and she is more financially fit than i am. oh and she can afford to waste time slumming around with you for a couple of years and still remerge back into the dating pool with some time to spare. goldreply[–]kaylala5596 3 points4 points5 points 5 months ago (0 children)i (20f) told my partner (31m) on our first date that i felt unconfident in my sexual abilities (not exactly true, but i was on acid and he was older and knew what he was doing (like god daaaaamn) ) he looks at me and says "im 30 and i have a 20 year old in my bed. is less competitive (with me), in my last relationship my ex was constantly frustrated about me earning more money / having a better position than her, me being a software development pm an she being a graphic designer. i'm always the good cop because i focus on creating a relationship and having people generally care and like me and want to help me out, while she just demands things and is a little more cut throat. so 21-24ish) is the utterly terrfiying fact that a lot of girls my age are looking to settle down in a serious way and be married, possibly with a kid, in the next few years. goldreply[–]enchanted_bunny 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)i have this with my wife who is only 5 years younger than me. weirdest thing is probably they watched tv shows you were too cool for and listened to music you were too edgy for at the time. goldreply[–]whatmannerof 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)i suppose anyone 22 or older. in the late '90s, i was twenty and dated a 38 year-old but we both grew up watching the brady bunch and listening to fleetwood mac & the eagles. the only thing is i don't listen to metal music and he does. under 25 and the person is probably finishing their education and deciding on a career path and may not really be ready to think about big picture stuff (family, kids, buying houses, etc. had almost no formal clothes, sometimes i would want to take her to work events and it was troublesome finding something for her to wear (i couldn't buy her clothes, since it would have been considered too intimate by her family). you probably can't say the difference between someone with 30 and someone with 25. i don't think i gonna change that much in only 3 years.
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    goldreply[–]rhinovodka 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)my boyfriend is 14 years younger and we've been together 5 years (we met as adults). seriously, some people will group you in with the pedophiles and wife beaters. your thoughts/responses to the question can go in the comments section. a con would be shell always be younger than you and always be full of energy when you just want to relax at home instead of going out at 3 in the morning. that would mean you actually listen to and apply his advice, and i have seen zero evidence of this happening between husband and wife ever..1k · 12512 comments multilinguals of reddit, what is your "they didn't know i could understand their language" story? goldreply[–]iappreci8thegr8r8m8 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (2 children)pro:-i can take her to places in town and trips that she's never been on before. mentor/teach things (side note: you get to witness a lot of "firsts"). you go in with preconceived ideas of how younger and older is supposed to be. we have boughten 2 cars and a house together and every time we work as an excellent team where she is a bitch and gets what i tell her she wants because i do all the research to find loopholes and whatever to drop prices. goldreply[–]admiralfilgbo 6 points7 points8 points 5 months ago (1 child)i dated someone nine years younger. you're the older one: for some reason it's going to hurt a heck of a lot more if they start panting after someone who's 15 years younger than you. he's my best friend and we connect and get along better than anyone else i've meet. they're still in college, and that's kind of a big deal for them, but they are still not too far removed from high school. goldreply[–]governalejp 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (3 children)con: the younger person will undoubtedly have way more energy than you. i am dating a guy 7 years older than me and i sort of adjusted to his lifestyle and we both grew out out of the whole stay out late thing. goldreply[–]dramboxf 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)i'm ten years younger than my wife and we've had zero issues on the pop-culture references or anything like that. there isn't too much of a gap, and when there is, he gets excited to be the one to show me movies that i'm not familiar with. and the alien logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. why bother with them and their hellspawn when i can get newer models without the kids, chewed-up bodies, and tons of emotional baggage? shape shop moisturizer makeup remover face serums skin toner face wipes hand and foot cream body butter body wash body lotion perfume skin care fragrances beauty products anti aging face masks skin cleanser sunscreen shop more.
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      real problem though is that by the time you get over this emotional immaturity, usually the light inside you will be extinguished and you're just ready to settle for someone who will only abuse you a manageable amount because you're jealous and embarrassed to be single and childless, so you grab whoever can stand to be around you for more than 6 months in a row, marry them, squeeze out some kids, quickly divorce, then realize that after 35 most people revert to a middle school level of emotional intelligence/maturity but with a kardashian level of expectations in terms of lifestyle. people automatically assume you're a creepy old guy with all of the attendant drawbacks. understands / doesn't care about me having hobbies (playing videogames, etc. goldreply[–]murderousbudgie 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)pro, they can take care of you and change your diapers when you're old. if you are mid 40ies and they are mid 30ies then it is no big deal.) they ended up breaking up when she was 27 because and i quote : "i lost my youth, i still have 3-4 years of party in front of me that i can get back for the one i lost". goldreply[–]foxfyrekit 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)same here, my husband is 10 years younger than me and we've never had that issue. left him and now their kids is having a really fucked up family in my opinion with the father closing on his 40's and his mother whoring and slutting around in clubs and bars most of the weekends. goldreply[–]hollidaychh 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (2 children)my husband is 10 years older than me. goldreply[–]futuretek 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)you must be a red pill subscriber. benefits are i am a lot more logical and calculating than her, while she is a much better communicator and good at getting what she wants. feels rich and is very happy with what i earn, (no, we are not by any means rich nor wealthy). doesn't really have the energy to keep up with me and what i want to do from my point of view, but in reality we have about the same energy. pro: she probably still likes to go out and do shit. goldreply[–]rnapii 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)my wife is 9 years older than i am.'m 27 and a lot of people think i have 20 or similar. goldreplyuse of this site constitutes acceptance of our user agreement and privacy policy. i've found that those who grew up in the 80s and 90s are not really as different as those who grew up in the 70s and 80s. seeking professional advice are inappropriate for this subreddit and will be removed. actually, the last car she did all on her own using some things i taught her and she did a really good job on her own. goldreply[–]loafersofnigget 33 points34 points35 points 5 months ago (2 children)congrats, you're on a list.
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      goldreply[–]cckk0 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)why does everyone assume dating under 16 means you're going to jail. 30 more »8425 · 4386 comments guys who go commando and girls who go clamando and/or braless >90% of the time: what was it that got you started, and what keeps you doing it? most of the times both the people involved are mature and it's fucking hot af. goldreply[–]omenwalker 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)the pro would be that she's young and full of energy, and would probably become a mature woman in her later years. · 1389 comments physically attractive but social awkward people, what's your story? goldreply[–]vallasc 2 points3 points4 points 5 months ago (0 children)my grandmother was in sixth grade when my grandfather was born. times is the younger of the two who's worse off financially.[–]fattychris 17 points18 points19 points 5 months ago (2 children)i dated a girl who was 10 years younger. he wanted a kid, she wasn't ready but ultimately went with it to make him happy (still pretty sure she was just a girl who liked not working and having someone paying for her. goldreply[–]mrbrownbubbles 20 points21 points22 points 5 months ago (5 children)the con is that i would get arrested for dating a 9 year old. goldreply[–]brexinga 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)depending on your age, life situation and the maturity of both people, you might get a problem later on when trying to build something solid with the other person if she is not has ready has you are. goldreply[–]holy_black_on_a_popo 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)pros:Get mad props from your friends (especially the married ones). but i don't mind listening to it, it's still music and beautiful in it's own way - i just don't choose to listen to it as a first choice. goldreply[–]shecurve 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children)my boyfriend is 27 and i'm 20. all seriousness though, a pro for me in seeking a younger partner (3-5 years younger rather that 10!-may want to party and experience college nightlife in her early 20s which is no longer interesting to me. she has a lot more financial stresses (owns a business) and i just have money. she really doesn't look much older than me, but she was crying and a mess so yeah, didn't look great. goldreply[–]thaifighter_ 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (2 children)think for yourselves, don't be sheep. good luck if you decide you don't want to go out on a thursday night with her. goldreply[–]oprah-windfury 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago (0 children)my gf is 10 years older than me.