He asked whether I ever offered coaching services, so I gave him my card.
After we left, my friend warned me I shouldn't have done that.
“I don't think it's your writing he's interested in,” she said.
I thought back to the white-haired gentleman at the bar who was easily old enough to be my father and shook my head. Over the next couple of weeks, Bob sent me several samples of his writing without a trace of any innuendo or flirtation.
Everyone says it: “Girls mature faster than boys.” From the days of having cooties in kindergarten, we’ve been led to believe that boys our age are too childish for us.
And while we love checking them out on the quad—whomever created “shirts versus skins” deserves a national holiday in his or her honor—we can’t help but think that college guys still have some growing up to do.
Dating A Younger Guy You may be smitten with that younger guy for a number of reasons—his chiseled abs and the fact he makes you feel like Mrs. But according to some collegiettes, your conversations with a younger beau may feel a little off at times.
“While I like to have fun, I also like serious conversation every once in a while,” says Rachel*, a college graduate who dated a 19 year-old during her mid-twenties.
At the same time, some collegiettes love pursuing freshmen boys when they’re upperclass(wo)men: a younger guy’s carefree spirit is endearing, he probably doesn’t know your ex, and, let’s be honest, age is just a number when a gorgeous guy comes along.This combination of confident body language and eye contact will get her to see that you’re the kind of powerful, self-assured man older women like.Unlike a lot of younger women who are still exploring the dating world, older women have a much stronger idea of what they want.“His maturity was next to none.” We’re not accusing your younger boy toy of being incapable of having a serious conversation; however, it’s important to recognize that the two of you are at different places in your lives.
How can he understand your grad school applications freak-out if he hasn’t even declared a major yet?There’s nothing wrong with dating someone older or younger (as long as you’re both the age of consent), but this situation has its own set of consequences to consider.