funny thing happened when the cable guy came by to hook up my digital converter box the other day. Now, normally this wouldn’t be a problem: The guy was cute, funny, and fairly knowledgeable about old movies (which I happen to love). At first, it was all love, romance and passion.” Roberta and her young man — who looked like a “young, well-built Sinatra” — dated for three years, during which time she took up clay sculpture, inspired by her boyfriend’s love of art (and, perhaps, his hot body). According to Ganahl, this is another upside to dating young.
“The one who takes his shirt off and all the ladies gather to watch from their office window.
Sharmen, a 37-year-old motivational speaker and author from Irvine, CA, ended her relationship with a 24-year-old guy a few months ago because of his immaturity issues.
“He once called me at in the morning wanting me to get out of bed, go to his place, and bring him a pizza,” she says.
“The younger person tends to be in awe of you because you have more life experience and a lot of the things that maturity brings, like power and money,” she says.
” But I was less enthused about the prospect of dating someone who was born while I was Dating someone younger keeps you young, says Jane Ganahl, former singles columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle who’s currently working on an anthology about older women and younger men.“The passion faded.” Age incompatibilities can take their toll in other ways, says Ganahl.