18 year old guy dating a 23 year old
doesn’t have a game plan), C) He is the organizer of organized parties (i.e.
a promoter, an event sponsor or PR assistant), D) He brags about taking drugs or not having a consistent job (i.e. Man-children are fun; just don’t expect them to get better later, a la Number 7.9.
Being the older, wiser man is a power trip for him. It's the emotional version of going from breast buds to boobs!
And that's all about , the said power trip he is getting off on should be overt. Defending your relationship will frequently ruin your friendships.
If you're an inexperienced drinker who feels it after 2 bottles of Mike's Hard, that benefits , not you. Among the biggest reasons that he likes you is because you're young.
Yes, he might be into you because you like the same bands and you act "mature for your age." (Has he ever told you that you have "an old soul? And maybe somewhere down the road, things will be different for both of you.
something I’m sure you all heard as freshman during "Hell Week"), the next logical step is to break down what goes into dating them. A challenge is enticing, but don’t take it too far, lest you become an angry remonstrance.
Next thing you know, he's your closest friend as well as your boyfriend — which creates a co-dependent dynamic that's bad for any relationship. Whether or not you tell your parents about him or not, it's a lose-lose. I know hearing that is like sticking a fork in your chest and ripping your heart out. Maybe you're sure that you won't be dramatic about it, like "other girls." But that shit tends to sneak up on you. If he's married, he's not going to leave his wife for you. He might be running from a bad relationship with a woman his age. (Wrong.) He's in a different generation than you; he shouldn't be a decade behind emotionally.
You missed our wild days and we're settled down now. "Older" doesn't necessarily mean we're going to stop watching cartoons or laughing at fart jokes.