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Advice: Is dating a younger man a bad idea?
I'm 28 and a young man of 21 has been showing interest in me. I have known him for many years because he lives two blocks away and his parents are friends with mine. I also have a 19-year-old brother who looks up to him. I have been getting to know him, but we have yet to go on a date. I'm nervous about it. I am attracted to him and would like to give him a chance, but sometimes I think this could backfire. He is very focused on school and he works full-time, and from what I know is a really good person. He has always been very mature for his age, which is why I am even considering giving him a chance. He plans on working full-time after graduation and even said he would, "take care of me." He said he was tired of the way younger women act. I'm not sure if I should pursue this! I do have a friend who is 30 and engaged to a 23-year-old, so I'm thinking there may be some hope! Any good advice?
Anna Pulley, @annapulley
September 5, 2012