I knew back then that this made me attractive, and being attractive to grown men made me feel good. I was more preoccupied with what I saw: worldliness, sophistication, a gateway to adulthood. None of these interactions became physical, which, looking back, was probably because I liked the idea rather than the reality. Other girls I knew went considerably further.
Teenage girls want relationships with older men – that’s why it’s men’s responsibility to say no
At 29, I look back on my teenage relationships with older men with more – not less – confusion
Share your experiences and help others. Be an asshole, get downvoted. Rules lawyering is the fastest way to piss off the mods. Check out this post for more on our moderation "policy". When you were in your teens, did you date a much older guy? I've recently realised this was more common than I thought it was. When I was , I dated someone ten years older than I was.
How to Prevent Your Teen Daughter from Dating a Much Older Man
Dating older men is not a new trend see: any red carpet event in the past few decades. But when it comes to teen dating, the stakes are high. Many of us say when it comes to how old we are, age is just a number.