) it's clear that the older-ladies-dating-down double standard is starting to disappear.
The term "cougar" even surfaced in a T-Mobile commercial.
Bearing all that in mind, there are some really good things about dating someone younger than you – here are a few of our favorites.
If you’re dating them, you’ll regularly be involved in conversations about some of the most important happenings in culture, society and the media.
Last month’s ‘Reasons to date an older woman’ seemed to strike a chord – so here’s the other side of the coin.
To be clear, by ‘younger’ we mean ‘younger than you, but of legal and appropriate age.' Half-your-age-plus-7 is the usual rule where I come from, and it’s a good general guideline.
Dating someone younger—whether you’re two or three years his senior or are talking cougar territory—certainly can work (look at Eva Longoria and her 4-years younger beau), but being an “older woman” in a relationship does tend to come with certain perks and downfalls.
If you want to make things work, be sure you can handle the following. Men reach their sexual prime in their twenties due to a spike in testosterone, while women typically reach theirs in their 30s and 40s.
Shutterstock Younger guys probably won’t have as much money as older guys, but for this exact reason they’re forced to be more creative when it comes to dates.