4. Boys Are Less Mature than Girls

No offense to boys, but it's a fact. Boys tend to 'man up' later than girls. Even puberty strikes girls earlier. Dating a guy similar in age would be like dating a person much younger than yourself, and you want to be his girlfriend, not his mom, whereas dating a guy much older when you're still in like high school just seems wrong.



Jaime Fairbanks
@Jemma Well said! I couldn't agree more!
I also think it's quite patronising to teenagers; emotions felt by teenagers are no less valid than by older people
I couldn't agree less with this article. I'm 29 and have had many relationships; some short, the most recent was very long. Your teenage years are for having fun, getting to know yourself and not thin...
Lara Genovesi
I have boyfriend and I'm %100 sure it's love I feel, he's amazing so I think we'll work out, and he makes me happy - That's the main thing, right? :)
I'm 16 and in an amazing relationship with my 19 year old boyfriend. I'm a junior and he has already graduated. We both work and pay our way. I drive 89% of the time but we make it work. Honestly ...
@Erika why are you using a picture of me as your display pic?
Isabella Coles
Waiting can be worth it, i'm glad i waited til after school finished!
I'm 15 and I've already had 2 relationships, albeit short ones. I've found that, even though they didn't last, they helped my figure out what kinds of guys i like, and gave me experience on having a boyfriend, that I can honestly use later in life.
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