“The problems associated with this are if the age gap is too great, the man is so young that he just can’t meet her emotional and intellectual needs, and/or he is just in it for fun and she wants more.
This can be especially so if the man is in his 30’s or early 40’s and the woman is in her mid to late 40’s or older. However if he is late 20’s to early 30’s and she is mid to late 30’s, it can be a non-issue.
It often comes down to the amount of years between them and whether her age would impact his having a family life with his own kids in the future,” Coleman said.
“It’s also a problem if the guy is in his 20’s, has a lot of growing up to do, and she knows what she wants and is ready to take the next steps.
A 20 year old, faces different obstacles and a way different life compared to someone who is 16-years-old. People are asking for Herizen to now be replaced on ‘The Get Down’ due to this.
Often, a woman’s confidence is boosted when she dates someone younger, according to Jonathan Bennett, a certified counselor and dating coach and author of “The biggest benefit is to a woman’s confidence.
I keep that side of myself hidden from most people—along with many other aspects of my personality—and it can be difficult for me to date because nobody really sees me inside, just my appearance.
And in case you were wondering I am the biggest (I mean BIGGEST) hopeless romantic.
It’s extremely individual on which men are mature enough to handle dating an older woman, and which are not, according to Dallisa Hocking, founder of Frog Kisser.
“With individuals maturing differently and at various times, I believe that a numerical age shouldn't have much weight when finding a lasting relationship.
There are many benefits to dating men who are younger than you, as well as potential pitfalls to look out for.