Rules dating someone younger than you
Don’t let her take advantage of you …Unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship.
You’ve been on this earth for longer, remember, and you should have learnt by now that you deserve someone who is more impressed by the size of your heart than your wallet.
Although this is a fun rule of thumb, what does research say about age preferences for potential mates?
There are two things that predict a preferred partner’s age: (a) your age and (b) your biological sex (male vs. From an evolutionary perspective, it makes sense for women to prefer mates with resources and to like partners who are more established, both of which are more likely in older partners. It turns out that, on average, women tend to be married to men a few years older than themselves (2-5 years).
There are enough hurdles to making a relationship work, however old you are, so why let age add more stress?
If you don’t make it an issue, chances are it won’t be.
If you really like her, just go with the flow and be yourself, regardless of whether “yourself” is a silly, dorky, immature 57-year old or a wise and mature 24.
Now science has studied mens ability to father children and discovered that there is an increased risk of miscarriage and birth deformities when the male partner is over 35.Now that we don't need to do that we're going for younger men.Literally, we are choosing physical attraction over security because we now have options that never existed for us before.She may be younger, but her feelings are just as genuine as yours. Do establish boundaries In some rather obvious ways you’re at different stages of life, so if you're just enjoying a fling make sure she isn't shopping for wedding dresses.Similarly, if you're getting attached and she's planning on moving to Japan for six months, you should probably have a super-fun and not-at-all-awkward conversation about “where you see this going”.