Dating a guy 2 years younger
I was the immature one for not recognizing it early on ...
and being caught up in superficial things like age." — Nicole, 256.
I also had a lot of friends who couldn't believe how dumb I was — didn't I remember how difficult it was to get a guy to commit at age 24? Of course, I didn't "go through that again," and five years into our relationship, no one really gives a sh*t about how old either of us are.
But the experience has made me think about how women are discouraged from dating younger men — especially women in their twenties.
It seems ridiculous now, because he's more mature and thoughtful than any of the guys I had previously dated.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.Nine women dish on what they've learned from playing cougar.As the saying goes, "You're only as old as the man you're feeling." So, are Madonna, Mariah, and J-Lo all on to something with their considerably younger beaus?