Celebrities like Demi Moore, Cameron Diaz, Ivana Trump, and Linda Hogan all have had significant others more than 10 years their junior.
With age differences sometimes pushing 20, or even 30 years, these couples obviously never learned (or at least, never followed) the “Never date anyone under half your age plus seven” Rule.
Effective communication is similarly communicating without negativity such that both parties can really reach an amicable resolution and effective emotion management is detaching oneself from any negative emotions when listening and communicating.
Master these three and your marriage will be a successful one.
The older you get, the less difference it makes if your partner is younger.
The maturity difference in a 20-year-old man versus a 30-year-old man is vast.
These days the idea of young women dating older – often significantly older - men barely raises an eyebrow. A long stints in an asylum for the criminally insane? But just because she hasn’t shared a similar experience, don't feel that she wouldn't relate to your life or your issues; open up and you never know what wisdom she could offer.
But just because you were her age once, it doesn’t mean that dating a young woman is always plain sailing. Whatever the age gap, here’s how to date a younger women successfully. Youth might imply less experience, but it doesn’t mean a lack of empathy, nous and emotional intelligence.
Effective listening is listening without criticism and with neutrality such that you are really hearing the complaint or issue that your partner is alluding to and you can respond towards resolution of the matter.With less than 2 years age difference between herself and her recent younger ex-boyfriend, Chelsea Citro, a student at Syracuse University (SU), still considers herself a bit of a cougar.“A college cougar is a girl who dates a guy who is not in college yet,” Chelsea says.Regardless of which type of kitty a woman may be, Barkley says any woman with the right attitude can be a cougar.“A woman who is well defined, strong, flexible, confident and goes after what she wants but can still remain a lady, is worthy of the cougar name,” Barkley said.