College student dating high school student
Aside from social media and home decor, she loves vintage jewelry, strawberry banana smoothies, running, and autumn in Vermont.Sometimes my younger self-seems so far away — like I don't even know her anymore.With less than 2 years age difference between herself and her recent younger ex-boyfriend, Chelsea Citro, a student at Syracuse University (SU), still considers herself a bit of a cougar.“A college cougar is a girl who dates a guy who is not in college yet,” Chelsea says.I think about choices and mistakes I've made in the past, and how my judgment has changed so much since then.If I had to make these choices and mistakes again, they'd be completely different, not because I wish for a different outcome, but because my values and beliefs have shifted so much since I was 15, I'm practically not even the same person.Hilary says “college girls that date younger men aren't really cougars even if there is a big age difference.” Twenty-two year-old Sanda Micic, a senior at Southern Vermont College, is dating an 18-year-old freshman, and loves it. Fayr Barkley, Human Behavior Research Expert with over 20 years experience researching and writing about human behavior Hilary Ricigliano, Syracuse University student Chelsea Citro, Syracuse University student Atilio Barreda, Brown University student S anda Micic, Southern Vermont College student Emma Post, Johnson Sate College student Julie Dexter Heather is a 2012 graduate of Syracuse University's Newhouse School with a degree in Magazine Journalism.Despite the 4-year age difference, Sanda says, “I just have a lot more fun with him than with other guys my age or older.” Barkley says, “Each woman knows what age range works for her but I think most are open to exploration as long as the younger man fits what she is looking for.” “A person isn't made by their age; they're made by what they've been through in life experiences, regardless of the amount of years they've lived,” Emma says. Here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of dating younger men in college. Growing up in southern Vermont, she learned to appreciate the New England small-town life.
Chelsea says that dating a younger guy while in high school is much different than dating a younger guy while in college.
Whatever the age difference, Brown University student, Atilio Barreda, says “age is just a number dude, free love.” Or, as Barkley says, “There is a lid for every pot.” We think that’s exactly how Demi and Ashton must have feel (though we wonder who was the lid and who was the pot? During her time at SU she served as Editor-in-Chief of What the Health magazine on her college campus and was a member of the Syracuse chapter of ED2010.
This summer Heather is exploring the world of digital entrepreneurship at the Tech Garden in Syracuse, NY where she is Co-Founder of
“Regardless of what age a woman starts indulging her Cougar side, if it's for her, she maintains it throughout her life.” That depends.
Twenty-year-old Julie Dexter says she wouldn’t date anyone younger than 17, and even that “is pushing it.” For Chelsea, two years younger is her limit.