They have been together for more than two years now.
But if the maturity is there, does it really matter if they were in high school less than a year ago? I wouldn’t say there isn’t a limit, I think some age differences are too big, but a freshmen and a senior doesn’t seem too bad.” My brother is 22 years old and his boyfriend is 10 years older than him.
If they already knew what life they had ahead of them, maybe, but other than that no, I would not date a freshman.” So apparently it isn’t just a matter of maturity, but timing.
Upperclassmen, think about where you were as a freshman and how much your life changed throughout your college career. Wouldn’t it make sense for the same thing to happen again?
You and your freshmen squeeze are at different places in your lives. But that should not suggest incompatibility and shouldn’t raise enough red flags to trump your feelings for someone younger or older than you.
Besides, where a person is academically doesn’t necessarily reflect where they are mentally.
I would date a senior,” said Chris Dial, a freshman from Armstrong Atlantic State University.
“I like being able to have someone to depend on but not having to carry the weight of someone younger and less experienced than me.
“The guys that are out of high school aren’t mature enough for me.
You have to remember though, there are two people making the same decision in a relationship — the decision to be together.
“I typically date individuals that are older than me because I feel like they are more responsible…
Every upperclassman can look back to their early college years and find moments to shake their heads at. “When you find someone you’re interested in then go for it.
If you are the older half of the pair, it makes sense to be a little apprehensive when it comes to maturity.