Sometimes hate is masked in ageism. Being a few years younger doesn’t automatically discount a persons actions or wisdom. There is something to learn from everyone regardless of age, socioeconomic status, education or race. When a person over 30 does something childlike they’re considered fun, but if a person in their 20s does the same guess who’s the first to call them immature? If anything the older persons interest in a younger persons age only shows the saltiness of their feelings. Don’t discredit others due to their age. This goes both ways. Its the same as any other form of ism. Its prejudice that stems out of self hate. If ever you find yourself judging another based on age please take a good hard look at yourself, because your constant jabs about age have nothing to do with the person and everything to do with your existential crisis and jealousy in knowing that a few years back you weren’t nearly as successful or happy as the person you are criticizing.
You said it. Perfectly.
I completely agree.
Wise! Wise! Wise!
Dating someone a few years older than me has made ageism one of my least favorite isms. I’m glad that someone can relate!
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