Dating a younger guy pros and cons
This might be selfish — actually, it is 100 percent selfish —but it's true.
While we were together, Ben was a lost little lamb in the woods; scared, full of doubt, directionless.
"Well, you know, he went from his college lifestyle in which he had regular classes, to a consistent day job, to, you know, finding little need to plan for anything or put events in a calendar, but he texted me today, so , that's just sad.
I felt sad for him and I understood what he was going through, but I was relieved to know that those woods were behind me.
I'm not in a perfect place yet — my career is, well, a work in progress, all my furniture is still from Ikea, and there are things in my fridge I bought during the Bush administration.
But because he basically lived in a fort of old pizza boxes, he thought I had it together.
There used to be a stigma attached to dating younger women if you were a much older guy.
And while this is still the case to some degree, nowadays it has slowly faded as women dating younger men are even becoming socially acceptable.