"What woman wakes up when they're 43 and suddenly decides they want to have kids and a family? The fiancée had spent almost 20 years single in Manhattan. As if the cosmos wanted to illustrate my point, the very next week I had brunch with a girl friend named Kristin who was worried about her dating prospects.
I agree with knifewrench, but since I don't think it's wrong (and that's what I feel the question is really asking) I picked no. Also, and I'm *not* saying that this is always the case, sometimes older guys pressure younger girls for physical things that they are not emotionally ready for.
But 18 is a bit young and you are at such different stages in life.
(He's almost 50.) One morning, while reading the paper and having his coffee, she walked into his living room and announced she was leaving. "I want to meet someone nice," she blurted out over omelets "Someone serious so that I can have a family someday." Kristin turned 28 in March. The year started with several friends getting engaged and crescendoed into an autumn that was awash with bridal showers and weddings where I was invited without a guest. ) I thought back on that year and realized that was when I got serious about my mating and dating habits, a conscious decision that involved weeding out weak dating prospects, adjusting my outlook on life and getting out and about more often.
She was kind enough to leave the engagement ring behind. There is something about being a 28-year-old woman, especially in an urban area, that makes them flip the switch from party girl to marriage material that often has nothing to do with a ticking biological clock. The most obvious reason is that it's cultural, subtly ingrained into our psyches over years of pop culture. "You need to find someone." In There's also the nature of the age itself.
I think your friend is weird for finding their coupling weird.