It’s too bad O-Town was hit by a bus."He was the only "younger guy" I’d ever gone out with, by about six years, and I used to ask my friends obsessively if it was "weird." But they just thought it was strange that all of our conversations could start a potential death rumor about Ray Liotta. Ultimately, it wasn’t that this guy was young; it was that I had absolutely nothing to say to him that wasn’t "There," "Not there," "NOT there, this isn’t anybody’s birthday," or "Slow down, Usain Bolt, who incidentally is A lot of us have found ourselves attracted to somebody younger or older, and have been reluctant to act on it because of some perceived weirdness or taboo.Some of us limit our potential partners to a very specific age range because that’s what we think we’ll be attracted to.This kind of culling is even easier now that dating sites let us whittle our options down to the year.I contend that as long as nobody is being willfully creepy (I see you, guys in Ferrari hats), this kind of limitation is mega lame.
Now, I'm not about to defend any of those artists, but when we single out hip-hop, we give a free pass to all the other genres of music where sexist lyrics are rife.You have to deal with rude or invasive comments from other people. You should never feel pressured into doing anything you're not comfortable with, no matter how old your S. If anything, they might be a tiny bit more mature than people your own age, which means more likely to understand that you need to go at your own pace. If you're in America, federal (national) law makes it criminal to have sex with someone ages 12 - 16 if they're at least four years younger than you are.And if they're not cool with that, they don't deserve to date you. And every state has their own additional laws on the books.Like, "This Cuban-Chinese restaurant is half-Latino, just like the late Emilio Estevez." Or, "I just put a dollar’s worth of O-Town songs in the jukebox.Who knew this bar would have a dollar’s worth of O-Town songs?