I like a guy, but people around me disprove because they think he will take advantage of me somehow and that he should find someone his own age.
Most Helpful Guy
It's hard to say. I personally don't think it's an issue, especially if the guy is an absolute gentlemen and people have never met him. However, everyone has flaws - including the absolute gentlemen. Yes, the 26 year old has more life experience than you do. But I'm not sure 8 years is that much of a difference.1
Most Helpful Girl
I wouldn't like it if it were my little sister or something. But realistically at 18 anybody is allowed to make their own decisions. If it's a mistake, it's a mistake, it happens, and mistakes are usually good learning curves.1