The chance to date older guys who are no longer in college can be very exciting, especially if you’ve been feeling tired of the on-campus dating scene. But should you be wary if a guy in his mid-to-late twenties or thirties approaches you at a bar?
Her Campus lays out the dos and don’ts of dating an older man – read on to find out what he’s really thinking when he asks for your number!
Here are some of the reasons they like going for younger girls: 1. By dating a college-aged girl, the guy may be attempting to relive the college experience and recreate the feeling of sexual liberty he experienced as an undergrad. We’re easier to impress Even if those aren’t his intentions, most older guys would agree: college girls are easier to impress!
Older women, who most likely have been on many more dates, may not be as impressed by a simple gesture like a dinner out as a college-aged woman would.
In a world where everyone is obsessed with finding romance – if two people can get along together and feel for each other, why not let it happen and enjoy it?
Anonymous older guy, 24, says, If a younger girl is impressed by his more advanced life experience, it will make the guy feel mature and give him the boost he may need if he’s not completely satisfied with all the aspects of his post-grad life. If we meet him over the summer, the dating experience is like any other summer fling – it has a set end date.
“Sounds absolutely shocking, and it was to everyone, even me. When we were together, there were no barriers and no awkwardness.
And why don’t they just date someone their own age? Kevin, 23, spells it out:“College girls are often more fun and more exciting than older women, some of who become dull, boring homebodies [after college].
Well, as it turns out, college girls are pretty appealing to older guys. A lot of the girls I know don’t go out as much as they did in college, and even when they do, it’s not quite the same as partying with current college people.”When it comes to anything, from hooking up to trying a new restaurant, guys think we may be more willing to try new things than an older, more experienced woman. We remind him of his college days Dan Lier, relationship expert from ASK Dan & Mike and co-author of the book DIt’s important to realize that many guys who are out of college may still feel nostalgic about their college experiences.
Guys also may want to date a younger girl because it might be easier to impress her sexually. We make him feel good about himself Sometimes we all need a little ego boost.
Yes, it’s true: guys may like it if you’re not as experienced as the women his age. An older guy may start dating a younger girl because doing so makes him feel a little bit better about himself. Lier explains that sometimes guys date younger women so they can escape from the pressure of settling down: Wanis says. We’re going back to campus soon The timing is also a factor for older guys.
The “older guy dating younger girl” phenomenon is nothing new (hello, Hugh Hefner).
But you may be wondering, why do these guys seem so interested in us?