Dating 4 years

29 Dec

Silliness and playfulness beat seriousness any day," she says. Your younger half may live in a shoebox, sleep on a mattress on the floor, and still be in unpaid-intern mode.

But he’s totally fine with that—and that can be a huge relief.

” and “I’m not going to stick around in limbo, you know.” Eventually, our conversations became completely consumed by the marriage question.

I knew I had made a big mistake when one day he turned to me and said, “I’m not sure you would even care who you were going to marry as long as you were getting married.” My pressure project had backfired.

In my opinion, the heart-stopping nature of early love is beautiful, no doubt.

It is one of the most beautiful feelings ever, but you must remember that it's a high that will wear off. You tried to explain to him that he 'is too comfortable' with you?

And by doing so, I made him into an object of judgment and comparison. But here are some things that I learned through my experience and through many friends who have shared this struggle.

“We’re more interested in: Will he make me want to stay in bed all day? Plus we share true tales from women who’ve dated younger—and lived to rave or rant about it: 1. They’ll take you to see bands that don’t go on until midnight and whisk you off on spur-of-the-moment road trips.

My friend Cindy’s husband is five years younger than she is. "We women are hitting our stride in our 30s and don’t care whether a guy can support us,” says Dennie Hughes, author of Dateworthy. And it’s younger guys who often meet these qualifications.” But just like any relationship, a reverse May-December situation has its good points and “arrgh! So before you take the young stud plunge, read on for expert advice.

“When I met my husband, who is 4 years younger, I was in my early 30s and guys my age were so set in their ways,” says Susan Stern, 41, of Scarsdale, NY.

(And since most of their buddies are still single, they also tend to know the latest entries onto the bar scene).