And if you’re still renting too, you two may become first-time homebuyers together someday. If the man you’re dating is a few years younger than you, then unless you’ve had far less relationship experience than others your age, he likely hasn’t dated as many people in a serious manner.
“When I first told my parents that I was dating someone much older they were skeptical -- but once we hit the one-year mark they finally understood that it wasn’t a phase, and wanted to meet him, which was weird, but I think that the way my boyfriend handled it was great.
"He acknowledged the elephant in the room by cracking a joke with my dad about a sports championship they were both alive for that I was obviously not, and from there the meeting went much more smoothly.
We know that it’s going to be strange to meet our folks, but we appreciate anything you can do to lighten the mood without overcompensating.” 10. When people see a couple with a significant age difference, they “I was prepared for the typical challenges you face when you’re a younger woman dating an older man, but nothing could have prepped me for the judgements that strangers felt they had the right to make about my boyfriend and I to both of our faces,” says Jasmine, 26.
Therefore, to make sure you continue to be satisfied with the relationship, your man may offer to do you special favors inside the bedroom and out, frequently buy you gifts, and sing your praises to everyone he meets.
However, make sure you don’t stay with a younger guy you aren’t really into just for these perks, as that’s pretty shallow.
Younger people, in general, have more physical energy.