Am dating much younger man
She said, “It’s not that you’re smarter than him; it’s just that you’ve lived more years.” With living longer — eight years longer at that — I’ve had past long-term relationships.
I’ve learned what works, what doesn’t, how to create healthy boundaries, how not to get lost in a relationship, and am very aware of what I want in life.
What can I reasonably expect from him maturity-wise?
He’s fun, flirty, and easy on the eyes, he brings out the innocence and youth in me, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Don’t get me wrong; I make my fair share of cougar jokes.
I likely acknowledge and discuss our age difference way more than necessary, but after writing and doing on-air segments about dating and relationships for years, I know one needs to just own their situation, no matter what it may be. So what’s it like dating a guy who’s eight years my junior? Since I freelance, I used to spend endless hours, seven days a week, sitting in front of my laptop, pitching and writing articles and reading tons of online articles to keep up.
My bringing it up on my own sort of cuts off the questions everyone wants to ask anyway. Yes, his stamina is exactly what you’d expect from a 20-something male, and yes, it works. Now, I’ve learned to balance my work life and my personal life.