“They don’t want to miss out on being part of their group, with whom they glean their identity.”Although you may be ready to walk down the aisle, it can be hard to get a younger man to put a ring on it.“In some cases, a younger guy is developmentally in a different place,” says psychotherapist Robi Ludwig.“This can de-masculinize a man and make him feel like he’s unable to provide for and protect you.”Even worse, women in this situation may end up being a sugar mamma rather than an equal partner.“A man can sometimes make his girlfriend feel like more of a mommy-figure than a peer,” Ludwig says.I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences.
So if you want kids, it could be several years until your youthful partner is ready to face the reality of raising one.
I started my media career at age 9 at a community TV station and my ambition level went up from there.
I save and invest my money; I’ve never been married and I have no kids. My father was a businessman who ran a successful chiropractor practice.
If a lot of your guy’s friends are like him—young and single—going out to bars until 4 a.m.
drinking, flirting with women, and behaving like a frat boy may be the norm.