Dating older boys
Are you dating an older fellow or thinking about dipping your toes into that more mature water? DON' T point out how "cute" his first grey chest hair is (OOPS). With age (often) comes maturity and chivalry—take advantage!
Well, my dears, you've come to the right place. Or, in Jess's (Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet) case, don't ask about his health: "How's your prostate? Cece even tells Jess as she's first considering dating Russell (the one and only Fancypants) that "he intimidates you because you wouldn't have to take care of him, he'd take care of you."DON' T make your man feel older than he actually is (or date yourself).
©/ wundervisuals In one year, you’ve watched the girl who needed constant reminders to wash her face and brush her teeth grow into a young woman who hogs the bathroom and is ready for her first boyfriend.
The transition to dating can be emotional not only for her, but also for you.
Does any man really like to be called your Sexy Silver Fox?
Although, I call J "Kid" in this super-cute, ironic way. Whether that's a mature twenty-something, an immature thirty-something, or a quirky lady living with three dudes like Jess.
A 14-year-old dating a 17-year-old might be perfectly innocent but those who counsel adolescents warn that an age difference as little as three years can be cause for concern.“A 15-year-old girl can look 19, but she’s still 15 inside.At this age, teens are very impressionable and prone to peer pressure.” Teens who have an older partner are more likely to have sex at an early age compared to those dating someone about the same age, says Mindy Scott, Ph D, deputy program area director of Reproductive Health and Family Formation at Child Trends, the nation’s leading nonprofit research organization focused on improving the lives of children, youth and their families.Russell confesses he hasn't dated since 1989 and Jess replies, "That was the year I learned to use the toaster by myself." Not so hot.DO be lovey dovey, but DON' T nickname him something based on his age (Fancypants is cool, though).