Where it was once unimaginable for women to ask
men out, or declare sexual interest in them first,
they are now being encouraged to get their game
To some extent, the ice-cold Nigerian attitude
towards women dating younger men has begun to
thaw, but there still seems to be a long way before
the idea flows into all cultures and becomes truly
Experience has shown that there are great
advantages when women disregard age » and go
for younger men they love; but of course, because
a coin always has two sides, here are some
disadvantages of dating younger men.
Many Nigerian families still frown on sons who
decide to marry older women and that discontent
and disapproval is always more vocal from the
If a survey of Nigerian mothers is conducted, the
answers gotten will very likely confirm this.
2. People will talk
Of course, far too many people are still yet to
come to terms with the idea of older men and
younger woman genuinely falling in love, so they
still assume that one of the partners has an ulterior
motive for deciding to be with the other.
Due to this, people will still raise eyebrows and
have misinformed opinion » s about couples who
ride against the relationship tide and date despite
their age difference.
3. Relationship problems might get blamed on the
Very likely, when issues appear in the relationship,
one of the partners will link it to the age difference
and where they should be communicating on
solving the real relationship issues, they’ll be
struggling with the bitterness that tend to come
from saying hurtful things about age.
4. Separate ideas of fun
Especially when the woman is significantly older
than the man, one problem the couple might face is
separate definition of fun.
Because of their nature and age, younger men tend
to be really bouncy, adventurous and full of life,
and this could be a bit of a problem in the