Dating a girl much younger than you
We've had to ask if it's worth listening to other people’s opinions to potentially give up the best relationship we have both ever had.
It amazes me that even as the world seems to be progressing and we're now openly embracing many life choices, most of us still aren't comfortable with age differences in relationships.
What is the equivalent of "cougar" for a man who has a younger partner?
(Correct: there isn’t one.)So, after grappling with my own insecurities and the societal taboos, there were also the judgments of friends and family.
I know that I am a wonderful person, and if they are too close-minded to see me as what I am — a human with feelings, thoughts, stories, and love to give, then it isn’t my job to convince them otherwise.5. I have studied human behavior for years, and can pick up subtleties and nuances in people’s reactions and body language.
When I read or see negative behavior toward me, I sometimes want to scream and cry.
” The fact is, he could be with someone his own age, and she may not be able to have children.I am aware that people often judge what they do not understand.This is not the choice someone else may have made, they may have gone down a different path, or chosen a different type of partner.No one can predict what lies ahead, and no one knows if they will be with someone forever, however long “forever” may be.2.I believe that this is someone else’s issue and not my own.