The last two men I've been with, including my ex husband, were ten years younger, and their response to the age difference was, "Who gives a damn?
As one of the leading dating sites for mature singles in Canada, there's no shortage of older women dating younger men on Elite Singles.
That said, age gaps have been proven to cause some unique challenges and complications.
Like, for example, reminiscing about pop culture phenomena from your childhood.
Karen explains that, if a guy has always envisioned himself being married young, he is going to be more likely to be ready to commit than a guy who hasn’t envisioned that lifestyle.
“It has more to do with where the individual comes from and how they’ve viewed their life,” says Karen.
“It took him a while to even say he was in a committed relationship,” shares Karen.
She had to bring up the topic of a relationship more often than anticipated.
Most of the time, if the guy is mature enough his being a bit younger than you really shouldn’t be a big deal.
The truth is, while dating someone younger can present unique challenges, a happy and healthy relationship is definitely still on the table.