While it can be a great experience dating someone with more years on you, a potential older boyfriend will be looking for more than a guy your own age.
Same-sex couples sometimes feature a significant age gap as well.
Although comedians joke about these relationships, a significant age difference doesn’t make a relationship any less real or meaningful, though it may create some challenges that don’t exist when romantic partners are close in age.
Navigating the social ramifications of your relationship while struggling with generation gaps can be tough, but a significant age difference can give you the chance to consider new perspectives and appreciate the offerings of a different generation.
Love can be fickle, and we don’t always fall for the right people.
I can't imagine what it must be like to be a good way outside the circle, like the young "Gay Cowboy", NSW rodeo rider Joshua Goyne, for example.
Goyne recently came out and has received an avalanche of online abuse, including death threats. There's no public confirmation of a relationship at all, yet Yarbrough is already publicly vilified for reminding Australian women, presumably just those older than her, of "what they are not".
WARNING: This could make you want to follow in their footsteps and either date a younger man or reap the benefits of a relationship with an older man.
Kate Beckinsale has a new man in her life, Matt Rife.
In some circles, dating a younger woman is a status symbol.
Men aren’t the only ones who date younger people, though, and the archetype of the “cougar”—an older woman dating a younger man—is rapidly becoming a part of the public consciousness.
Films that came out what seems like a year or two ago are "classics". Her parents are only five and eight years older than me, which I was a bit worried about when first meeting them.