I'm 36, he is 22 almost 23.
We just start to getting to know each other...
Do you think, I'm too old for him? , He is too young for me?
Just would like to know what others might see us, thanks!
Most Helpful Guy
If you are just looking for a sexual relationship then it is fine. If you want a long term relationship, then it will likely be a problem. Most women can't respect a younger guy as an equal in a long term relationship. Every difference that comes up, eventually serves as a reminder that he isn't on the same level as yourself, and you will most likely contribute that problem to the age gap, even if that difference doesn't actually have anything to do with age.
Female sexuality tends to be different from male sexuality, in that if you don't respect the guy, women have a much harder time remaining attracted to him. This isn't as hard for most guys, that date a younger woman, even though it can happen as well. This makes older women, younger guy relationships very unstable in the long term.
Older women also tend to be more insecure, worrying about the guy going after a woman his own age. Which the fact you are even asking this shows you are insecure about it. Meanwhile I have never seen an older guy ask if a relationship with a younger woman could work. This is because men in general gain confidence over time, as oppose to losing confidence.
As long as you can respect him as an equal, and not let the insecurities get to you, the relationship shouldn't have anymore issues than a relationship with a man your age. So in answer to your question it depends on if you think you can handle the emotional hurdles of dating a younger man. Experience has shown me very few women can do it long term, but some women can.0
Most Helpful Girl
I personally don't understand most of the people in their early 20s but I didn't understand them when I was in my early 20s either... So I don't know.
Is he emotionally mature enough for you if you are looking for something long term? If it's only a fling then it probably doesn't matter...1