Some women I interviewed in person, some over email.All had a history of dating older guys; all were either currently dating men younger than themselves or were keenly interested in doing so."After we prayed, Travis took up the courage and said those exact words! "That's what I had been waiting for." Although many of the questions I receive are from women who are considering whether or not to date a younger man, many of the same principles apply to the decision-making process regardless of who's older.(For the sake of this article, we'll define an age difference as five years or more.) Here are four things to consider: 1. Leah says one of her biggest concerns when considering a man 10 years younger was whether he had the maturity to understand her needs and take care of her." While it's fairly common for a woman to marry an older man, the reverse isn't as much of a social norm. Travis and Leah, who have been married close to 20 years, met while attending the same six-week missions organization training."Telling our story never gets old," Leah says, smiling.Sure he can, it does not matter what the age difference is. Love does not ask for age...fortunately and love knows no bounds.I know because I am in a relationship with a guy 22yrs younger than I am.
having a girl who is elder than you is a blessed thing.
For most of them, this was a fairly new shift in their lives, one that had taken many by surprise.
Megan, a 35 year-old yoga instructor, wrote “You know how they always say that the good ones are taken or gay?
“This is so weird,” my friend Nicole—a successful 33-year-old entertainment executive—tells me.
“Ever since I started dating, I went for older guys, sometimes much older. It’s crazy, but right now, it just makes sense.”While the “cougar” (the older woman who pursues significantly younger men) is at least partly an overhyped media creation, there’s some evidence that for one age group in particular, this is a real emerging trend.