I had the most horrible thought the other day.
I was walking through Freedom Park (OK, I was actually rollerblading through the park dont judge me) when I saw a little girl running around playing. The thought crossed my mind: That little girl could end up dating my future ex-husband one day. Assuming I marry someone my own age.
Think about it
The last guy I was into was in his forties. I was 13 when he was my age. I wasnt even born when he started having sex.
Its disgusting really if a woman dates a younger guy, then shes a cougar or just an old maid. But when a guy does it, hes "the man." But its actually kind of perverted if you think about it. I mean, this girl is like 7 years old and could, feasibly, end up dating one of my guy friends now.
Meanwhile, my fetish for older men is partaking in this problem. I would never be a homewrecker by any means, but by dating older men, I am taking them off the market for single women their own age. Are there not enough men to go around? Or do women have to share them?
I know why I date older men Ill spare you my psychobabble "Its a supplemental father figure" speech. But every woman needs that in her life, and she is going to get it somehow. So, perhaps some of these guys should stop dating girls young enough to be their daughters, and start being better fathers.
I just never really thought about how it hurts the moms out there, until a cougar roared at me about it. She might not have been as violent as the girls who jumped me in high school for a different form of dating discrimination, but she made her point.
I dont discriminate. I am an equal opportunity dater, but I also dont want to discriminate against my own kind women.
Newsflash: We all get older. If a man leaves a woman for getting older in order to date younger women, thats just a sign that he hasnt grown up and needs someone on his maturity level. And that his daughter shouldn't bring her friends over to his house.
But who cares if we grow old isnt that the point of sharing your life with someone, to have someone to grow old with?