Problem with dating a younger man

Why have we let our gender be tarnished with this lie for so long? When some girls were having sex, I hadn’t even started my period.I might be 31 but marriage, babies and mortgages are not on my radar.Cougars are all the rage for men in their twenties through forties (although the latter are kidding themselves—they’re no young cubs).

I am 42 and have been in a year-long relationship with my boyfriend, 26. When it comes to energy levels, sex, and overall compatibility, we connect very well.But I'm torn between my heart-felt feelings for him and whether or not it's "practical" for us to think about a long-term relationship. – Insecure and a Little Scared In San Diego Dear Insecure, You are in the midst of a classic head vs.On the one hand, I am very attracted to him and care for him very much, plus I am newly out, and he's the first man I've ever loved openly, which makes my feelings for him even stronger, and my situation so intensely confusing. heart dilemma, and the problem is that there's no hard-and-fast rule on age differences.He is sweet, thoughtful, and seems to be very committed.But sometimes, we have little to talk about (beyond the latest CDs, trends, etc.) regarding the more worldly topics of today (the war, politics, the economy, business... Also, I am leaps and bounds ahead of him regarding finances and career.We have the freedom to choose what lifestyle we want."Although the majority of us still follow the tradition of getting married, buying a house and having kids by a certain age, more and more are choosing alternatives.


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