I used to say I was "hooking up" with my friends meaning I was going to meet them and hang out. My friend is outdoorsy and very active. Fun fact: He's lost his appetite every time. I think I would be concerned about what people thought at first and after a brief transitional period I would not be bothered by that. All kinds of bad shit can happen to any couple regardless of age.
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The Pros and Cons of Dating a Younger Man
However, if things go great between you, this should matter at all. A guy with little relationship experience may not know how to deal properly with conflicts. The girls with younger or close in age partners we joined by their fella but the girls with older men partied without theirs. Social Justice. I, on the other hand, am exhausted from so many years of the daily grind and prefer to spend my days scheming how to get out of work and into something fun.