Dating older guys in high school
I romanticized a story about an adult man kidnapping, molesting, and raping an adolescent girl.
None of that stuff happened to me, but I still wince when I remember how I idealized the thought of someone being single-mindedly obsessed with me the way the novel’s narrator is with Lolita.
She’s too young.” "Age is nothing but a number" David responded.Before I get into the real nitty gritty, though, a few caveats.First, being attracted to older guys is completely and totally normal.He immediately walked away through ESCHS's cafeteria.Most people assume that something is wrong with one or both of the people involved in an age gapped relationship. In this society, people start to develop this issue about teenage girls who are dating someone that is old for them.
Looking back at that relationship now, seven years later, there are so many things I wish someone had told me before I decided to become the Lolita to this guy’s Humbert².