A longer span of time before he’s reaching for the Viagra.
Sure, you’ll have dinner dates, but also be ready for, say, a 10-mile hike one weekend followed by an indie rock concert the next.
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.
I apparently qualified for the cougar title because I took my friend Peter, who was 15, to my junior prom.
I didn’t see anything remarkable about the situation—getting dressed up and dancing with a friend on a Friday night—and anyway, there were only two years between us.
“In turn, doing new things increases dopamine in the brain, triggering a desire to spend more time together and assisting in lighting your sexual fire.”An even bigger bedroom bonus? You may think you know nothing about flirting, but yet, when you meet someone you like, you’d instinctively start to behave differently.Have you been attracted to someone you met recently?What the handcuffs did lead to, though, was my own realization that the younger your partner, the more open they are to being Good, Giving, and Game — noted sex therapist Dan Savage’s theory that the best sex comes from partners being kind, generous, and up to try anything.Seventeen-year-old Kylie Jenner and 25-year-old Tyga recently revealed their relationship, a move that has spurred conversation about age disparities between partners.