This is a very difficult case to call. There are sooo many issues you both can discuss and should do if you want this to work. It is especially difficult when he goes out to the pub and i stay at home i live in australia, legal age to go out is 16 , but we usually overcome this because i work evenings or go out to teen partys with my friends. I've loved women since before I became a man. Not compatible enough and life experiences. We both look the same age, so no one suspects anything. I don't think it's that big of a deal.
It is not just numbers, my 21 year old friend has a good head on his shoulders and has more to offer. In the main, I would say that mid twenties trying to mix with late teens, is the worst age gap. I just hope that my 26yo guy wants something similar to me. Her mother is totally fine with it though. . It was like dating a 17 year old because she was behind on a lot of things dating wise.
We had so much in common, love of silly zombie movies, hiking, adventuring, crazy coding creations, and volunteering. Yet 18 years is a tough one to justify. We have been dating spending almost everyday together from July 13th till present. Page 1 of 4 , , , I was just curious about this one. Dating an 18-year girl old as a 26-year old guy. Since you'd be initiating, you'd also be surprised why he doesn't call or ask you out on his own which will almost always happen, because you made it that way from the start.
So perhaps you would like to consider ending all the possibilities of getitng with her now, before you become so attached. At the least, stick around to keep an eye on things and be a shoulder for your friend. If this guy seems that into you then go for it, you won't know what can happen until you try things out. If it's an 18-year-old who lives at home with parents, has never worked more than the occasional after-school job, and whose current job is school and school only, then yes. You can't always control what happens, so just embrace the situation and try not to worry so much. He wants different things then I do, i'm still young and being realistic, I want to enjoy my youth, go out, have fun. I can honestly say i truly love my partner, and that age difference is rarely an issue.
What am I letting myself in for? I agree with darjeeling in that you do sound like you're looking down on her- seeing her as innocent, worried you're going to mess her up etc. Like I wouldnt mind dating women between 25 and 30 if it werent for the fact that these women are usually trying to settle down soon and find the right guy. I'm 22 year old guy dating a 42 year old woman and my family ain't happy about it but I'm happy with her and she feels the same way, the only thing holding us back is my parents because I didn't want to keep things from them. If a man is 40, is dating a pair of 20-year-olds equivalent to dating one 40-year-old? Maybe you were too desperate that you ended up choosing a much younger man. Polite, respectful, considerate, I honestly thought he was 35 when I met him. They gave us both a good laugh at how far movies have come since the 1980s! I felt like he was a child molester and never went out with him again.
If she was 15 or 16 and that was the legal age, would you still called both of them adults? Be aware that at 18 she's not going to have the same level of sophistication as you may have and as you might be used to, but that doesn't mean you can't teach her a little about relationships in the adult world, and both of you enjoy each other's company. I think it would be harder for the parents of the girl; then it would be on me and my husband. Her parents could have him charged considering he is an adult, having a relationship with a minor. You sound a little condescending towards her. You can kick off the shackles and go about your life as you wish. You do not want him on a sexual preditors list! Heaven forbid you ever, ever, use the f-word! He told her that he cant do it to you especially when he did it before, and she never dated before. A guy I just went out with told me he prefers to date women 20 and he is 43.
Smart girls with personality can rejoice after years of griping that guys never give them a chance because the boys have finally grown up! Some may ask another question. You will get jealous when you will feel that your man can be interested in someone younger. So yes, to me 25 is way too old for an 18. Answer the question or mind your business lol. So perhaps to save possible heartbreak, maybe dont get involved. That being said 18 year olds have generally been too young for me since I was 17.
Are you meaning to try a serious relationship? Her parents thought it was inappropriate and they are 7 years apart as adults. I like the girl but I don't really want to hurt her by getting deep into a relationship that's doomed from the start by a 6 year age-gap. How to be 18 again ———————— When you turn 18 you are a free man. But the real question, as others have alluded to, is can you relate? Be wary Darla because at this moment, maybe your man loves you but when you will reach your 60s, you will have to put a lot of efforts into your apparence. You said you wanted to be more active, remember? I might be over thinking this, but I generally don't see anyone being worried about a 3 year gap unless there are some other problems or concerns that you're not sharing. Surely people of these ages are in a different place in their lives and it wouldn't work.