Nikki, 33 agrees: ‘I pretty much only date younger men now, which I think is to do with my lifestyle choices of travelling and doing seasonal work.
‘I currently have a boyfriend who is seven years younger than me, and so far so good.
Why have we let our gender be tarnished with this lie for so long? When some girls were having sex, I hadn’t even started my period.
Such May-December couplings are no longer seen as relationship outliers — or indicative of deep-seated mommy issues.But, most importantly, I realized that I have learned from my life that the rewards of truly connecting with another person -- even if for a limited amount of time -- are always worth it. Don't spend your time worrying about where it's going.I think one reason it was so stress-free and enjoyable is because I was present in each moment.I realized that I chose to get involved because I knew I'd be OK when he and I did decide it was time to move on, because I've always been OK in the past.Granted, some endings are more painful than others, but as I've gotten older and been involved in more relationships, I have learned that the ending is for a good reason, and that my life absolutely goes on -- usually with me having learned something about myself and taking with me new memories and experiences.So, six years ago, she started dating studs in their 20s and 30s — and she hasn’t looked back.