Would be comfortable dating one of your younger sister's friends?You won't, of course, have to encounter the awkwardness of either of those situations in your dating life, but your comfort level when considering such options will give you a sense of how old or young you're willing to go.
When thinking about how young to date, it's important to consider how you acted when you were young.
Do you really want to miss out on someone who might be right for you because they're 42 and not 40?
So how do you arrive at the age range that is right for you?
I know many smoking-hot middle-aged people who are emotional teenagers.
Of course, not everyone has the money, free time, surgery or personal trainers to get that "celeb look," but you should consider: If you'd date one person who is significantly older or younger than you, might you date another?
Of course, everyone matures at a different rate, so you may want to ask your friends, too.
Angelina Jolie is one of the hottest women on the planet and she's 36.
Would it have benefitted you to date someone older?
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?
Obviously, the more people you are willing to date, the more dates you'll get.