They weren't as independent as I am, and sometimes I just wanted them to plan the date for once." "When I have the choice, I date men who are 30 years younger than me.
As the saying goes, "You're only as old as the man you're feeling." So, were Madonna, Mariah, and J-Lo all on to something when they dated considerably younger beaus?
Or should we take a lesson from Demi and avoid robbing cradles?
SEE IT: Mariah Carey's Racy Selfie for Nick Cannon's Birthday We asked 10 women to tell us what they learned from dating a younger guy. They're Not as Independent"Most of my exes were younger.
In my opinion, it never turned out well because they were intimidated by where I was in life in comparison … They never took the initiative, or showed confidence.
He's surprisingly, extremely mature, even though he's two years younger than me." "I dated a much older guy before meeting my current younger one, and I think I didn't take the younger guy as seriously because of his age.
When we began dating he was still in college, and I was handling a demanding job.I wasn't sure how to exactly bring him to work events without feeling like a cougar [or without feeling] a tinge of embarrassment.Introducing him to friends was a struggle, even if it was just at a chill house party.A typical introductory conversation went like this: 'What do you do, Joe?' 'I'm a student at Nassau Community College.' 'Oh what are you studying?' 'Liberal arts.' [Crickets chirping.] Ultimately, as hot as he was, I just couldn't deal with how dumbed-down he was." "I never thought I could see myself with someone younger, and sometimes I think about the cons — like when I'm 30 he'll still be in his 20s, but it's been an amazing experience. I actually didn't know my boyfriend's age until a day after we started talking.