A month or so ago, I stopped seeing a much younger guy.
I know what you are probably thinking and wondering.
Why would any woman in her right mind want to date or even go further and marry a man much younger than her? After all, haven’t men been robbing the cradle since the beginning of time?
I realized that I chose to get involved because I knew I'd be OK when he and I did decide it was time to move on, because I've always been OK in the past.
Granted, some endings are more painful than others, but as I've gotten older and been involved in more relationships, I have learned that the ending is for a good reason, and that my life absolutely goes on -- usually with me having learned something about myself and taking with me new memories and experiences.
Also he has no baggage from too many relationships. The drama that comes with dating an older man often plays out like a Mexican soap opera that is never ending.
These days by the time a man is 33, he has either been married before or has had three or more serious live in relationships, and has one or two children stashed somewhere.Turns out, experts say compatibility between two people who just happen to have an age gap isn’t as unusual as we may think.Also, many of the commonly held beliefs about dating a younger man or woman — for instance, that a junior partner may lack maturity — aren’t true, relationship expert and columnist April Masini told Fox News.“There are plenty of younger people who are a lot more mature than older men and women, and who are such go-getters that they're more successful than people twice their age,” Masini said.“They're more ready to date an older partner than you guessed.” THIS TYPE OF CHEATING IS NOW ON THE RISE, DATA SUGGEST If you’re thinking about dipping your pen into some younger ink, Masini pointed out there are several ways dating someone five, 10 or even 15 years your junior can be beneficial. You may be more likely to find love Dating a younger person opens an entire demographic that you may have been missing out on, Masini said.The users of the secret-sharing app, Whisper, have revealed their own experiences of being a cougar; recounting both the threat - or reality - of being dumped, and the joys of feeling sexy and 'in control'.'My cub left me...