But ever since the 1967 film The Graduate solidified it as the ultimate fantasy for young men and countless parodies have followed in its wake.Off-screen, these relationships have flourished: The very word ‘cougar’ is most certainly moot.Everyone asked me the usual questions: what does he look like? I knew they were going to tease me about how old he was, but for me, age had always been nothing more than a number, so I decided that I didn’t care. Our first date was amazing and our second, third and fourth dates were even better. And, sure, he was in sixth grade when I was a freshmen in high school and that sounds creepy. Do you think age difference is a big deal in a relationship?
.action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-top--lg.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. Without getting too entangled in semantics, Elite Singles resident psychologist, Salama Marine, is quick to discuss this point.“Prejudices have a tendency to stick, even if society is changing,” she says, “calling an older woman a cougar isn’t meaningless, it’s a way of defining her as a predator who’s only interested in hunting down younger prey.” Despite some of this negativity, the reality of older women dating younger men is actually long-term stability according to recent studies.Our users' profiles are manually verified by our customer service team so that we can ensure our members are serious about using our premium service to look for long-lasting love.That means our site is an ideal tool for finding a serious romance with a younger partner safely and securely.I’ve been dating a guy who’s three years younger than me for a little over two years now.I’ve dealt with constant criticism, shocked reactions, confusion as to why I would go younger and questions about what it’s like.Honestly, I’m sick of people making a big deal about the fact that my boyfriend is younger than me. The second I said his age, the majority of them raised their eyebrows. ” they would ask, confused expressions taking over their faces. I’m a pretty non-confrontational person, so I usually shrug and say, “It’s really not a big deal.” What I really want to do is say, “You’re extremely rude” and walk away, but… The point is, why do people think it sucks to have a younger boyfriend?His age doesn’t matter to me, it doesn’t matter to him and it has never affected our relationship… When I first started dating my boyfriend, my friends were all super excited for me. I know that typically, girls mature faster than guys, and so a lot of people think younger guys are more likely to be immature and to act like a bad boyfriend. The first time I went on a date with my boyfriend, I’ll admit that I was a tiny bit worried about his age – but my worry was more about what my friends would think than anything else.Lately, I’ve seen a lot of questions from you guys about dating a younger person.A lot of you are wondering if it’s weird/creepy/not okay to date a dude who’s younger than you. But as a girl with a younger boyfriend, I’m here to tell you guys a little secret: it’s seriously no big deal.