” -Nessa-101876 “20 up or down.” -John-631631 “If I need to shave more than you? [Donna is 59.] Considering that most men want a woman younger than them, I don’t hold out much hope for a man any younger than me. It makes me a little nervous though when many of the men who browse me are 70-80.
My dad is 83…Even I have my limits.” -Donna-83441 “I would go for a guy 5 years younger or 5 to 8 years older.
For one semester, Stephanie and I had a frolicking good time.
We hung out after school together almost every single day. Perhaps it starts off in the 1st grade when we’re running around yelling with blue slurpee stains on our Sesame Street t-shirts.
If you have a relationship/dating question I can help answer, you can send me your letters at New readers, welcome to Dear Wendy, a relationship advice blog. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. How much older or younger would you go in your search for a spouse?She’d come watch my tennis matches and I’d take her to Mc Donald’s afterward for some hot apple pie and Mc Lovin. Or perhaps the perception starts in the 7th grade where we start snapping one too many bras.Let’s just say that older sister Karen wasn’t very happy with either of us. Maybe women think men are immature because even at 45, with our receding hair and ever expanding girth, we act like college dudes chasing tail even though we no longer have game.I know many brilliant, mature people who aren’t old enough to rent a car.From a sexual attraction standpoint, I challenge you to stand me shirtless next to Sophia Loren in Look, Steely Dan probably couldn’t talk at all to "Hey Nineteen" because they admittedly had "nothing in common." Not because she was too young to name an Aretha Franklin song (which, like, come ON, Steely Dan); the idea that people are what pop culture references they know reduces falling in love to trading trivia. A lot of women have told me they won’t date younger men because of maturity issues, and that’s probably where the idea of a prohibitive "age gap" comes into play for a lot of people.My current boyfriend is the only boyfriend I’ve ever had who actually makes me feel like he is looking for a real partner, and respects me on all levels (values, interests, opinions, intelligence, humor).Like, "This Cuban-Chinese restaurant is half-Latino, just like the late Emilio Estevez." Or, "I just put a dollar’s worth of O-Town songs in the jukebox.Too young, they are into activities too wild and risky for me. More than 10 years older than me, they are set in their own ways and don’t want to stay out and have fun.Anyone wanting to go to bed by 7 pm is too old for me or takes 10 to 20 pills for medical issues. Christina is an award-winning writer and editor from St. She earned her master's in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.