10 Challenges You'll Only
Understand If You Ever
Dated Someone Younger

Age shouldn't matter when you're dating someone as long as everyone is at least 18. But that doesn't stop some people from judging whenever an older woman or older man are out and about with someone younger. Here are some of the struggles people dating someone with a huge age gap have confessed on Whisper.

Forever Young

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First of all, it sounds like she's fallen real hard for her boyfriend. Second of all, she must be super optimistic to assume that anti-aging creams actually work!

Better In Bed

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Now this is a major role reversal! Usually women are better at conversations while men are often really bad listeners. A 15-year age gap is likely the cause of this dilemma. But if she's great in bed then this guy really has nothing to complain about ... or does he?

Love Eludes Her


If your younger girlfriend doesn't know to love then there's something clearly wrong there. It might not be that she doesn't know how. It could be that you and her are not the perfect match or she's simply not ready yet. Either way, the cards are not in either of your favor.

A Real Man

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They're probably telling you that you need a real man because of the old adage of guys not reaching their mental maturity until they're in their mid 30s or 40s. Honestly, does it matter? People should date without asking for commentary or unwanted advice.

The Nanny

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They say it takes a lot longer for men to mature emotionally. So this could explain why she feels like she's his babysitter. But do we really need to state that this relationship might not last? Being a babysitter isn't hot.

Immature Friends

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Well of course they're immature. They're young. But don't try telling him that you don't like his friends. That's a sure fire way to ensure that the relationship comes to an end. Next time he invites her to hang out with his friends, she should fake an illness.

Star Treatment

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Love and respect are essential in any successful relationship. So if your younger boyfriend is treating you better than a guy in a previous relationship who was older, hang on to the young one. Love is a feeling and age is nothing but a number.

The Man He Will Become

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The worst thing you could ever do is assume, hope or set certain expectations of the person you're dating. But if you see potential, then go full throttle!

Being Made Fun Of

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A true friend is supportive of who you choose to be with and doesn't gossip or ridicule your relationship to your face or behind your back. Unless they're exceptionally funny and can tease each other without offending. Those are the best friends someone could ask for!

Secretly Ashamed

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Usually a guy gets off on dating an older woman. But eventually they start hearing their friends calling him a cougar hound and suddenly it's not a lot of fun.Don't let society dictate your very own rules about dating. Life is short!