Know that if this man isn't looking for a serious relationship, you're not going to change his mind just because you two are going on dates and being intimate.You could be the most perfect woman on the Lord's green earth-you're capable of interesting conversation, you cook a mean breakfast, you hand out backrubs like sandwiches, you're independent (which means, to him, that you're not going to be in his pockets)-but if he's not ready for a serious relationship, he going to treat you like sports fish.” ― Steve Harvey, “You picked a lemon, throw it away lemonade is overrated. Make a space in your life for the glorious things you deserve.
And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.
Dating someone younger—whether you’re two or three years his senior or are talking cougar territory—certainly can work (look at Eva Longoria and her 4-years younger beau), but being an “older woman” in a relationship does tend to come with certain perks and downfalls.
If you want to make things work, be sure you can handle the following. Men reach their sexual prime in their twenties due to a spike in testosterone, while women typically reach theirs in their 30s and 40s.
“If he’s not calling you, it’s because you are not on his mind.
If he creates expectations for you, and then doesn’t follow through on little things, he will do same for big things.