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?After all, there is something innately sexy about a silver fox.
Realizing your new boyfriend is just a few years younger than your father is a harsh reality.
Remind yourself what ignited this initial attraction and focus on that.
As you’ve in all likelihood come to notice, people often tend to be romantically interested in others within their own age group.
That being said, men dating women five or even seven years younger has generally been accepted, while a woman dating a man more than a year younger than them has been looked upon as quite odd.
You might love his deep pockets, but with his great power comes your vulnerability.
There is potential that you could never be financially equal to him, accepting this is key.