Dating an older man 8 years
Im not posting this at the cougars sub reddit, cause i dont think is that much of an age gap. Im turning 30 this year (kinda freaking me out) and i have always atracted younger guysedited to say: thanks guys!
definately maturity is an issue, i have also meet very young guys more mature than guys nearly my age.
He inevitably has a few years on you – professionally and personally.
You might love his deep pockets, but with his great power comes your vulnerability.
Generally though, as long as they have a similar level of maturity, no worries. He was pretty mature for his age, had his own business and we got along.
I wouldn't absolutely rule it out, but I'm pretty into accomplishment and stability. But after a while I just knew it wasn't going to work out...while we may have had a lot in common, I just felt like we really couldn't relate to one another in many aspects of our life.
I don't think it's a big deal, especially as you get older. I think the biggest thing is being in the same kind of place in life.
Others may prefer a more mentor/pupil, mothering/dependent relationship to feel satisfied. In the earlier sources the rule had a different interpretation than in contemporary culture, as it was understood as a formula to calculate suitable age for the bride, instead of a lower limit for the suitable age.I think it's fine as long as the maturity level is what you need.My husband is almost eight years younger than I am but he has always been super smart, responsible, and willing to communicate.There is potential that you could never be financially equal to him, accepting this is key.You may need to start skipping the traditional Thursday through Sunday bar scene with the girls to appease his lifestyle.