Dating a man 7 years younger
“What I loved about him was he was up for doing anything, on a moment’s notice—concerts, baseball games, theater.” This seize-the-day mentality isn’t just about having fun, says Cara Halstead, 34, a single mom in Suffern, NY, whose fiancé, Christian, is 28."Christian gets along great with my 7-year-old son because he is not just a father figure but a playmate. You—fabulous woman that you are—probably have a groovy apartment, a fab wardrobe, a huge social network, and a kick-ass career.Add the fact that younger guys have more stamina, and you just may have a match made in orgasm heaven.“A younger man has more energy and is more willing to try things,” says Lindsay Slosberg, dating expert for the app Let’s Date.“In turn, doing new things increases dopamine in the brain, triggering a desire to spend more time together and assisting in lighting your sexual fire.”An even bigger bedroom bonus?When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.
There are enough hurdles to making a relationship work, however old you are, so why let age add more stress? I’m six and a half years older than my husband (you’ll notice I don’t round up). Why are so many women choosing to date down (in years, that is)? Some of the hottest female celebs are exclusivly into younger guys. Take my circle of friends, not as famous but just as fabulous, I like to think. Lately she’s been biking and hiking and bar-hopping with a 26-year-old dude who looks more than a little like Smith—Samantha’s boy toy from Sex in the City.Do be understanding I can get kind of defensive when dating older guys, worried that some might see me as another notch on the bedpost, or fresh meat to pass the time until someone more serious comes along.She may be younger, but her feelings are just as genuine as yours. Do establish boundaries In some rather obvious ways you’re at different stages of life, so if you're just enjoying a fling make sure she isn't shopping for wedding dresses.