She is simply not ready to be an equal partner to a 31 year old man of normal maturity. Probably less likely to wander while he dates you4. Probably has worked through his youthful self-destructive behavior already (chasing girls, drinking, using drugs, or other vices)The Disadvantages1.And if a guy of 31 is chasing her, I'd be suspicious of his motives, his maturity or both because he knows this (or he should). Less likely to share your interests, if those are the typical interests of your age.You have not said how old you are and that makes a huge difference to the advantage/disadvantage equation.The older and more mature you are, the smaller the inequities in a 13-year age difference become.Accoring to the University of Dundee in Scotland, “as women become more financially independent, their taste may skew toward older (and better-looking) men.” Most women love the thought of stability.Being with a man that is well off or just more financially responsible is comforting, especially when you are planning out your future.2.An 18 year old girl dating a 31 year old man is virtually certain to be a problem.The 18 year old has a huge amount of maturation to do.
Whether a man is 15 or more years older -- or the age difference is only a few years -- negative factors may play a role in the success or failure of the relationship.
But what might the real benefits of dating someone younger be?
Turns out, experts say compatibility between two people who just happen to have an age gap isn’t as unusual as we may think.
Parents might object to the relationship and they may question the motives of an older boyfriend.
Your friends may have trouble understanding the relationship, and they may wonder why you don't want to date someone in the same age group.