The big benefits of dating a younger man #1 Younger men are often more physically driven.Younger people, in general, have more physical energy.Older men who have been through one or two marriages and divorces, or even the breakup of several long-term romances often become cynical about relationships in general, although they still desire companionship.Some may be quite suspicious of you, expecting that you’ll do something that an ex did, or they may not put as much effort into a relationship as they would have in the past, making it seem like they don’t care very much.#2 Younger men can be clueless when it comes to relationships.Although they tend to be less cynical, there’s commonly a negative side to men who lack relationship experience too.Recently though, as women have become more socially, psychologically, and sexually liberated, some have begun to ignore social prejudices by dating younger men, sometimes with that five to seven year age gap between themselves and their partners. If you see or hear of one of these unconventional couples, your first instinct might be to giggle and make jokes about “robbing the cradle” or “cougars,” but is an older woman dating a younger man really so bad?Let’s take a look at the main reasons why you may want to consider a younger man for a significant other, as well as reasons why not.
He may blow up during a fight, or give you the cold shoulder after a disagreement, instead of trying to work things out calmly and maturely.
[Read: 7 signs he’s only using you for all the wrong reasons] The annoying drawbacks of dating a younger man #1 Younger men may act childish.
One drawback to dating a younger man is that he may be less mature than you.
While outsiders sometimes sneer at an older woman/younger man partnership, the man himself often gets a surge of self-confidence due to the fact that he was able to “snag” an older woman, especially if his friends are giving him kudos for it.
Therefore, to make sure you continue to be satisfied with the relationship, your man may offer to do you special favors inside the bedroom and out, frequently buy you gifts, and sing your praises to everyone he meets.
After dating a few guys with these attitudes *once again, it’s recognized that not all older men are like this*, the almost naïve enthusiasm for love that a younger man is likely to have may be refreshing.