Because he may be a great communicator, mature for his age, and relationship minded, but he’s also, y’know, a BABY. Go in with your eyes open and appreciate the experience for what it is – a dalliance with the youthful exuberance of your past. “What do guys in their twenties really expect and/or want when contacting an older woman? That’s what I thought when I was a schmucky 20 something, and so did my friends.
Someone who is considerate makes all the difference.
Where you used to be drawn to people who respected you, you now look for people who can keep that respect in the relationship.
), there are thousands of other instances of cross-generational relationships that die a quick, painless death. Because he was born in the 80’s, right about the time that you were losing your virginity in college. This is a valid concern to men looking to have families, so let’s not overlook it. It just seems far more likely that a) he’s bragging to his friends that he might get to sleep with a woman 20 years older than himself, or b) you guys really might be compatible if only he were significantly older or you were significantly younger. A caveat which I must acknowledge: if neither of you desires children, then you have a far better chance.
Because he’s been in the workforce for oh, about four years. But still, I’m a big proponent of life experience and wisdom. So even if this young man’s interest in you is completely pure, even if he wants to have a real relationship with you, you guys are most likely doomed. But presuming he does, if I were you, Carla, I’d probably have some fun. Maybe not all of them, and maybe not this particular guy, but most guys in their 20s think an older woman is easier and hornier than women their own age.
Now, you are more likely looking for someone with similar goals so your relationship can get you somewhere.
You still love it when your significant other is passionate about the same things, but what’s really crucial in a relationship is a common drive and outlook.
Passion and compatibility are still important, but someone who works to treat you exactly the way you need is priceless.
Comparatively, by the time you are 30 you are more likely to look for someone whose company makes you a better person.
When it comes down to it, everyone wants to be loved.