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Older women dating younger men – Advantages and Disadvantages

There are alot of advantages to dating a younger man.

  1. They grew up in a generation where they see women as an equal and not someone they need to dominate.
  2. They have a bright-eyed, bushy tailed attitude towards dating.
  3. They are not as jaded as an older man and are still idealistic when it comes to love and romance.
  4. They are not threatened by a woman’s accomplishments and are very supportive.
  5. They look good and are in great shape.
  6. They’re into having fun.
  7. They’re willing to learn and experiment.
  8. They have stamina.
  9. They have little to no baggage.
  10. They generally don’t have an ex-wife they’re paying alimony to or kids they see every other weekend.

There are also some disadvantages to dating a younger man.

  1. They can be immature (especially if they’re under 25).
  2. The part of the brain responsible for making decisions (the prefrontal cortex) is not yet fully developed so they may not make the right choices.
  3. Other people may have a problem with the relationship e.g. his mother may not be happy about it or member’s of the woman’s family such as the woman’s children may be concerned.
  4. It may not last if he is still establishing his career and has to move to a different city.
  5. If he wants children and the woman doesn’t, that can be a deal breaker.

If you’re an older woman thinking about dating a younger man, you’ll need to weigh up these advantages and disadvantages before making your decision.


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