If you’re dating a younger guy who’s still in school or has recently graduated, he may not have a job, or at least not one that allows him to fully support himself.
The lack of time he spends at work will make him more available to spend time with you, but you may spend the majority of your nights together snuggling in front of the television, because he won’t have the money to pay for expensive dates *even if you offer to split the bill*.
If you date a younger man who hasn’t got around to having kids yet, you won’t have to worry about any potentially awkward introductions, especially if you have your own children.
Your man having less responsibility at work may mean he’ll be more likely to respond to a spontaneous request for a date, or be able to take off early for a weekend getaway without being concerned about what he’s left behind at the office.
While outsiders sometimes sneer at an older woman/younger man partnership, the man himself often gets a surge of self-confidence due to the fact that he was able to “snag” an older woman, especially if his friends are giving him kudos for it.
Therefore, to make sure you continue to be satisfied with the relationship, your man may offer to do you special favors inside the bedroom and out, frequently buy you gifts, and sing your praises to everyone he meets.
That being said, men dating women five or even seven years younger has generally been accepted, while a woman dating a man more than a year younger than them has been looked upon as quite odd.
[Read: 9 things you can’t overlook when you date a single parent] He also may not have purchased a home yet, something that tends to take up time and energy.
And if you’re still renting too, you two may become first-time homebuyers together someday. If the man you’re dating is a few years younger than you, then unless you’ve had far less relationship experience than others your age, he likely hasn’t dated as many people in a serious manner.
#2 Younger men can be clueless when it comes to relationships.
Although they tend to be less cynical, there’s commonly a negative side to men who lack relationship experience too.
While there won’t be much difference in energy level between a 20-year-old and a 25-year-old, or a 25-year-old and a 30-year-old, once you get past the early thirties, you may see some notable differences.