Is monogamy a realistic relationship ideal? Weigh the good, the bad, and the complicated before you consider bridging the age gap. I've always dated men my age, or older. And for those readers who are in a similar position and find your relationship judged because of religion, race, sexual orientation, age, or something else, be proud of what you have. For those of you reading:
I remind myself that no one can predict the future.
The Pros and Cons of Dating a Younger Man
Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I think it depends on what sort of dating you're looking for. Nothing is guaranteed obviously, and a relationship is more about compatibility than a birthday. If someone is still figuring things out, it might not be time to sign a lease together, or even be totally exclusive, just yet. This guy could very well reach his mid or late 20s and realize that, where as you'll be nearing 40 and be at a bigger disadvantage at meeting someone since that dating pool is rather dry. In reality, strangers hardly know there is much of an age difference between us, and they're almost certainly unaware that the difference is about Of course you're not that old so maybe you have time to burn and no biggie but I would not advise such a big age gap if the female is 35 or older for the sake of not wasting time with kids.