| February 12th, 2019

The Ex Tapes: Dating with an Age Gap

By: Journey Associate
The Ex Tapes: Dating with an Age Gap

If you’re tuned in right now then welcome to The Ex Tapes, a Journey Magazine original series about the relationship obstacles of dating in the 21st century. Sexy, informative, and real, these are the lessons of our exes.



What’s your number (No, not like that. Get your mind out of the gutter)?

Ten years? Three? A cap at six months? When it comes to dating, the question of your ideal age range in a potential partner is a valid question. Traditionally, relationships between older men and younger women have been glorified. Contrastingly, the opposite reaction is often true of “cougar” women dating younger men. While there are numerous stigmas attached to age differences in dating, from the outside looking in when you’re actually in it things are little less complicated than they may seem.