"There used to be a real stigma of an older woman being involved with a younger man, but nowadays, there's a lot more of seeing people as equals," says dating and relationship coach Fran Greene, author of .
So these relationships shouldn’t even give anyone a second thought, right? While the difference over the number of years is minuscule, there can be one major age-related roadblock for this particular May-December pairing.
I've heard this uttered by guys in their 50s and 60s for years.
In an attempt to sound agreeable and fair minded I could claim guys who don't or won't date women their own age are either: If we are going to scratch the surface of the cultural/dating minefield then we must be open and forthcoming.
“They may not look any different together, but their minds are worlds apart,” declares Fran. “A woman in her thirties may be thinking about marriage and children and wanting to put those life goals on the fast track before 40,” she says.
For the millennial still in his twenties, “He may be thinking, ‘I’m young and have the rest of my life to find the women of my dreams, so I don’t have to do it right now.’” If this becomes a major issue, these relationships may stall and fizzle out.
If I look back to where I was in my early to mid-twenties, I was a completely different person.
It’s being able to communicate your wants, needs, issues and problems – and having the person you’re dating respond in a respectful way. Especially because when women are in their thirties, they tend to know what they want, what works for them and what they deserve. At the end of the day, in a healthy relationship, both partners want to make the other partner happy.Khloé and Tristan shared a kiss on Snapchat in Miami over the weekend.And while Khloé has been through a marriage already, Tristan, at 25, is seven years younger that her.Khloé Kardashian has hopped on the younger man train.The 32-year-old has been dating Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson since last month.