When I dated guys my age, I had to pay for dinner, and concerts, and their lives.
There is potential that you could never be financially equal to him, accepting this is key.“What I loved about him was he was up for doing anything, on a moment’s notice—concerts, baseball games, theater.” This seize-the-day mentality isn’t just about having fun, says Cara Halstead, 34, a single mom in Suffern, NY, whose fiancé, Christian, is 28."Christian gets along great with my 7-year-old son because he is not just a father figure but a playmate. You—fabulous woman that you are—probably have a groovy apartment, a fab wardrobe, a huge social network, and a kick-ass career. “We’re more interested in: Will he make me want to stay in bed all day? Plus we share true tales from women who’ve dated younger—and lived to rave or rant about it: 1. They’ll take you to see bands that don’t go on until midnight and whisk you off on spur-of-the-moment road trips. My friend Cindy’s husband is five years younger than she is. "We women are hitting our stride in our 30s and don’t care whether a guy can support us,” says Dennie Hughes, author of Dateworthy. And it’s younger guys who often meet these qualifications.” But just like any relationship, a reverse May-December situation has its good points and “arrgh! So before you take the young stud plunge, read on for expert advice.