If not, you may need to reevaluate the relationship. DO treat the relationship the same as you would with a guy your own age. If it is, comfort them by letting them know that your standards don't mean you're constantly waiting for them to mess up! Not now Select. Relationships are a give and take. It can provide you with clarity on his intentions, his relationship patterns, and help you determine if he is the right fit for you. So hold your head high, and flaunt your experience or lack-thereof with pride.
With power comes responsibility.
The DOs and DON'Ts of Dating an Older Man
Your friends are very different. Sign up. New relationships are tricky territory, regardless of the circumstances. At first, especially right when I met Ryan and when we first started dating, I was very concerned about the age gap. Just explain to them why, and ask if they would mind cutting back on similar conversations in the future.