The growing up that people do at 22 is also exponential. Thats why this is a bigger age gap than a 28 year old dating a 39 year old. The growing up that people do is exponential at the age of 18 because it usually involves moving out of the house, on their own, etc. “We’re perpetually fed a line that we’re looking for love in a market that doesn’t value us,” says Marina Adshade, an economics professor in Canada and author of . However, with the gray divorce boom, there are a lot more older people available than ever before. That said, the dating market for older singles isn’t all that easy. There just aren’t that many available singles our age and the ones who are available are an interesting lot (read Anne Lamott’s funny take of her year on to understand).I've heard of many girls who date guys who are a lot older, like girls dating guys in their 30s and 40s.As long as this guy treats you right and doesnt take advantage of you.I would really question the maturity of a 23 year old dating a 17 year old. However cool it makes you is exactly how lame it makes him.
They are all 50-something, empty-nesters and divorced. The difference between men and women at this age, however, is that we don’t necessarily want the same things.Maybe I'm being to cautious but I can't help feeling this is wrong. From the Teen Advice Forum: I'm a student in high school and I've been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. He thinks that he is robbing me of my teen years, which I don't agree with because I'm quite mature for my age. He makes be feel beyond better than anyone ever has. My best friend is 17, we have a 23 year old friend who my best friend really gets on with.However last night I get a drunk phone call from my friend telling me the girl pretty much asked him out.