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This gorgeous older man who, I figured, could probably have his pick of any girl, had chosen me – – out of a crowd. Fast-forward a year and he had completely taken over my life.
I barely saw my friends; I couldn’t wear certain outfits, and he regularly marched me out of public places when he decided other guys were looking at me.
It was revealed that at the all girls private school only a few miles away from the school I attend, the male Varsity Tennis coach was sleeping with at least one of his players. Obviously this is an extreme example of a dangerous relationship made by an age gap. One formula that seeks to address this problem is [Guy’s Age] / 2 7 = [Girl’s Age].
More details followed the first shocking ripple, including the fact that he thought they were “in love,” and couldn’t find any fault in their relationship. But on the other hand, one of my closest friend’s parents are 10 years apart, and their relationship is healthy and desirable. For example: a 40 year old guy shouldn’t date anyone younger than 27, while the youngest a 20 year old should go is 17.
On the flip side, guys often prefer to feel younger than they actually are.
It’s also important that girls advocate for what they want, whether it’s sexual or not.
“But as we got to know each other more, we found we had a lot in common, such as spending hours reading a book in Barnes & Noble and bowling with friends at night. “I’m pretty sure it would’ve been a different story if my dad caught on first. “She did warn Ethan about what would happen if he broke my heart and what she would allow her husband to do to him if he did.
First, the older one gets the more leeway is acceptable, the 40 year old had 13 year range, while the 20 year old had 3 years to work with.
I was even in trouble at school because he encouraged me to bunk off to spend time with him.
My lack of experience, plus the automatic power imbalance that comes from such an age difference, meant controlling and manipulating me came easily. From the ‘baby groupies’ of the 60s and 70s to the 15-year-old in the Adam Johnson court case, teenage girls are easy prey for older men who wish to feel powerful.
Ethan Bennett, 26, and Mia Thompson, 18, haven’t been affected by an eight-year difference — two years more than the formula’s appropriate “cut off age.” The pair met on the University of Minnesota campus, which offered a free prep session led by college students.
Bennett, a senior in college, and Thompson, a junior in high school, didn’t think about dating each other when they first met.
A large part of that injustice is mental growth rates.