As the saying goes, "You're only as old as the man you're feeling." So, were Madonna, Mariah, and J-Lo all on to something when they dated considerably younger beaus?
Or should we take a lesson from Demi and avoid robbing cradles?
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He has more energy — and his influence might make you healthier and more productive. on a lazy Sunday, but he wants to get up, make eggs, run some errands at Home Depot, and have sex with you for 1,000 hours and/or until your vagina Can't Even. And we both know you can use some positivity in your life.
Unless he's had an especially soul-crushing unpaid internship, he's probably got some beautiful illusions about his promising place in the workforce. Not only has he got the energy thing on his side, but it's unlikely that he'll be a selfish lover. And rather than this being intimidating, it turns him on. With a younger dude, there is less of a chance of getting damaged goods — a guy fresh off a broken-off engagement, for instance, or finding an old live-in ex-girlfriend's body wash (Cookie dough? RELATED:10 Things You Should Never Say to a Single Twentysomething19 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Just Got Dumped Follow Anna on Twitter.
Or having you sing "The Bear Came Over the Mountain" while putting things in his butt. Being the older woman means, among other things, that you are independent, smart, and have your shit together. For instance: During sex, Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey listen to ... Because you're the grown-up, and grown-ups know better. For instance, he knows you are more familiar than he is with the job search, so he listens when you suggest that, I dunno, maybe he use Comic Sans for his resume font. He's got less romantic history for you to deal with. You'll spend all your time at your place because his is either gross or his parents' house. You'll basically never have to do a Walk of Shame in your entire relationship. The occasional late night, unexpectedly fun house party, and kinda decent obscure band whose album he burned for you? The ambivalent dudes, shitty apartments, and entry-level bullshit job? While someone a little older might worry that you're veering off the path you should stay on, a young guy will encourage you to keep ~*~*~f OLLo Wi Ng y Ou R d Re Am~*~* to become a hand model or a papier-mâché artist or whatever.
Whatever tips you suggest to him will be imprinted on his unformed brain and carried over to 4. He might be into, say, letting you put things in his butt. He is at least partly into you because you impress him. When it comes down to it, you're the alpha dog in the relationship. He's more likely to take advice from you without letting it bruise his ego. You can relive the most fun parts of your younger years without suffering through the worst parts. He won't judge you for quitting a job you hate, traveling around Europe, or making some other random quarter-life detour.
They weren't as independent as I am, and sometimes I just wanted them to plan the date for once." "When I have the choice, I date men who are 30 years younger than me.
Men in their 30s are still about having fun, adventuring, exploring and building their career, and they appreciate a drama-free connection with a woman.
They don't mind the power inequity, while men who are closer to my age feel the need to battle for the position." "I dated a guy who was 6 years my junior after a bad breakup. The sex was AMAZING and his friends basically thought I was a goddess …
but I couldn't have a normal, 'grown-up' conversation with him at all, even about the simplest things.
Introducing him to friends was a struggle, even if it was just at a chill house party.
A typical introductory conversation went like this: 'What do you do, Joe?
' 'I'm a student at Nassau Community College.' 'Oh what are you studying?