Men in their 30's are still about having fun, adventuring, exploring and building their career, and they appreciate a drama free connection with a woman.They don't mind the power inequity, while men who are closer to my age feel the need to battle for the position." — Paula, 673.But the lack of connection was starting to wear on him, and he was certain he knew why."I'm only going to date people I already know," he declared and set about reevaluating his attraction to the pool of girls we knew from high school.Or should we take a lesson from Demi and avoid robbing cradles? They're Not As Independent"Most of my ex's were younger.We asked 10 women to tell us what they learned from dating a younger guy. In my opinion, it never turned out well because they were intimidated by where I was in life in comparison ... They never took the initiative, or showed confidence."Compared with relationships I had with people I didn't go to high school or college with, I certainly felt a greater level of comfort at the onset," he says.
It does seem that, now more than ever, women are ruling the school.Nine women dish on what they've learned from playing cougar.As the saying goes, "You're only as old as the man you're feeling." So, are Madonna, Mariah, and J-Lo all on to something with their considerably younger beaus?Today he lives with his girlfriend—a girl who, yes, we went to high school with.After joking with a friend about Oliver's dating plan I started to count the other instances of high school acquaintances getting together with each other only after graduation and could identify almost a dozen. I decided to reach out to a few of these high school friends and find out.