Once you get pass high school then age differences matter less.
My husband and I are 5 years apart - I was introduced to him when I was 21. The biggest question is again if there are red flags?
If the guy she likes is significantly older, like ten years or more, she’ll be that much more on guard for beta bahavior.
An older guy who is needy is a bigger loser than a younger guy who is needy, because the younger guy at least has the excuse of inexperience.
But you are still 17, and you will be amazed how much maturing (and changing) you do in the next 5 to 10 years.
The type of man you choose to date now, may be very different from who you want to marry later.
this is one I've seen (very close to) actually work out. Two years ago they got married, in December they are expecting their first child.
You can date someone as young as half your age plus seven years? It's no wonder that so many women feel that men their own age are too immature.
I am not going through a phase or anything, I have always been attracted to older men. I live in the US and in a state where the consent age is 16.
We aren't dating technically but I do want to get to know him, vice versa.
If she sees three or more girls laughing along with you, bonus points. If 29 year old tells you some random guy flirted with her today, show a hint of jealousy.
If 22 year old tells you some random guy flirted with her today, say you hoped she number closed him because she needs a shopping boyfriend.