While there won’t be much difference in energy level between a 20-year-old and a 25-year-old, or a 25-year-old and a 30-year-old, once you get past the early thirties, you may see some notable differences.
It is commonly accepted by several studies that men tend to age a bit more quickly than women, so if you’re a woman in her thirties who is fitter than average, you may find that the men your age or a little older just can’t keep up with you.
[Read: 7 signs he’s only using you for all the wrong reasons] The annoying drawbacks of dating a younger man #1 Younger men may act childish.
One drawback to dating a younger man is that he may be less mature than you.
While outsiders sometimes sneer at an older woman/younger man partnership, the man himself often gets a surge of self-confidence due to the fact that he was able to “snag” an older woman, especially if his friends are giving him kudos for it.
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.
* [Read: 20 personality traits that make the perfect ideal man] #2 Younger men normally have fewer responsibilities.
Older men often have responsibilities such as kids or a stressful job to worry about, but the younger you go, the less likely these aspects of life will be a factor.
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.A guy with little relationship experience may not know how to deal properly with conflicts.He may blow up during a fight, or give you the cold shoulder after a disagreement, instead of trying to work things out calmly and maturely.After dating a few guys with these attitudes *once again, it’s recognized that not all older men are like this*, the almost naïve enthusiasm for love that a younger man is likely to have may be refreshing.[Read: 22 big early warning signs of a bad boyfriend] #4 Younger men may worship the ground that you walk on.
As you’ve in all likelihood come to notice, people often tend to be romantically interested in others within their own age group.