I Googled him the next day, and lo and behold, right there on his college athlete stats page, was his birthdate. I couldn't relax and accept Michael's age for what it was, especially when we were out in public. "I was going to tell you the next time I saw you, I promise. I knew you'd freak if I tacked on five more years, and we were having such a good time. I really like you, Vanessa.""I really like you, too," I said meekly, my anger fading.
I contend that as long as nobody is being willfully creepy (I see you, guys in Ferrari hats), this kind of limitation is mega lame.
A study by Pew Research Center found that usage among those aged 55-to-64 has doubled over the years.
In example, in 2013, only 6% of that age group reported using online dating, whereas, 12% currently report using the Internet to date.
It’s too bad O-Town was hit by a bus."He was the only "younger guy" I’d ever gone out with, by about six years, and I used to ask my friends obsessively if it was "weird." But they just thought it was strange that all of our conversations could start a potential death rumor about Ray Liotta. Ultimately, it wasn’t that this guy was young; it was that I had absolutely nothing to say to him that wasn’t "There," "Not there," "NOT there, this isn’t anybody’s birthday," or "Slow down, Usain Bolt, who incidentally is A lot of us have found ourselves attracted to somebody younger or older, and have been reluctant to act on it because of some perceived weirdness or taboo.
Some of us limit our potential partners to a very specific age range because that’s what we think we’ll be attracted to.