Dating an older gy
We worked in the same profession, had similar interests, and shared common philosophical views. So what if he was wrinkly, in all the places you might expect? There was zero jealousy on both sides, and I never saw him check out another woman -- due to him being satisfied, of course, but also him being well-seasoned in how to respect the opposite sex. Instead of just getting a hit of Botox, he was set on partying to prove it to himself and everybody else. I grew up the only child of older parents (who are also 10 years apart), and often felt like an awkward old lady trapped inside a teeny-bopper’s body. I admit, I wasn’t as physically attracted to him as I had been to other partners. Have you ever seen a girl with a hideous boyfriend and thought, “Seriously, how the f$*k did he pull that off? Either he's just a nice friggin’ dude; or being with him boosts her self-confidence. The Olsen twins both have boyfriends 20 years their senior. I got that; but even though I knew there was no future, I didn’t cut it off completely. A 50-year-old playing 30 grew past its prime for me.
That was my experience from dating a much older man.
According to an article in Ask Men, women who date older men often do so for a variety of reasons.
For example, they may desire financial stability, be attracted to a confident male who has clear goals, or find an older man able to be more sensual in the bedroom.
What began as a romantic adventure into unconventional love turned into a disaster I should have seen coming from waaaay over the hill. How old you actually are doesn't necessarily have a lot to do with your lifestyle.
Even though this guy and I were 25 years apart, we had a lot in common. I didn't know then that our age gap would define the relationship. This guy was confident, successful, and comfortable with himself: a significant departure from the insecure, possessive 20-somethings I had dated.
Keep these tips in mind to help your relationship start out - and stay - on the right path.