Is dating someone 7 years older bad
There’s nothing wrong with dating someone older or younger (as long as you’re both the age of consent), but this situation has its own set of consequences to consider.
Though a younger dude’s “YOLO” attitude can be refreshing and make you nostalgic for your own carefree freshman days, it could cause a strain on your relationship “It just felt like different things mattered to us,” says Jillian*, a 21-year-old collegiette who casually dated an 18 year-old during her semester in London.
“My mom is seven years older than my dad, so she didn’t have any negative reaction to my dating a younger guy,” she says.
However, Rachel’s friends did have some objections.
“His maturity was next to none.” We’re not accusing your younger boy toy of being incapable of having a serious conversation; however, it’s important to recognize that the two of you are at different places in your lives.
How can he understand your grad school applications freak-out if he hasn’t even declared a major yet?