#2 Younger men can be clueless when it comes to relationships.
Although they tend to be less cynical, there’s commonly a negative side to men who lack relationship experience too.
A man five or so years younger may be more capable of going as many rounds in the bedroom as you desire, and may be more inclined to hit the streets for a quick jog more often too!
*Disclaimer: For the very fit older men out there, your existence is recognized – this is just generally speaking!
[Read: 7 signs he’s only using you for all the wrong reasons] The annoying drawbacks of dating a younger man #1 Younger men may act childish.
One drawback to dating a younger man is that he may be less mature than you.
[Read: 9 things you can’t overlook when you date a single parent] He also may not have purchased a home yet, something that tends to take up time and energy.
This difference in preferred activities doesn’t have to be a deal breaker though.If you date a younger man who hasn’t got around to having kids yet, you won’t have to worry about any potentially awkward introductions, especially if you have your own children.Your man having less responsibility at work may mean he’ll be more likely to respond to a spontaneous request for a date, or be able to take off early for a weekend getaway without being concerned about what he’s left behind at the office.A guy with little relationship experience may not know how to deal properly with conflicts.He may blow up during a fight, or give you the cold shoulder after a disagreement, instead of trying to work things out calmly and maturely.Recently though, as women have become more socially, psychologically, and sexually liberated, some have begun to ignore social prejudices by dating younger men, sometimes with that five to seven year age gap between themselves and their partners. If you see or hear of one of these unconventional couples, your first instinct might be to giggle and make jokes about “robbing the cradle” or “cougars,” but is an older woman dating a younger man really so bad?Let’s take a look at the main reasons why you may want to consider a younger man for a significant other, as well as reasons why not.* [Read: 20 personality traits that make the perfect ideal man] #2 Younger men normally have fewer responsibilities.Older men often have responsibilities such as kids or a stressful job to worry about, but the younger you go, the less likely these aspects of life will be a factor.He may also make minor social gaffes, such as flirting with other girls while you’re in the room or texting too much while you two are having dinner with your family.Depending on how much mileage he’s racked up outside of relationships, he may be fumbly in bed and require you to teach him things. [Read: 50 questions on relationship compatibility you need to ask yourself] #3 Younger men sometimes lack full-time employment.