The perks of dating an older man
DO treat the relationship the same as you would with a guy your own age.There's already enough pressure when it comes to dating, why add more stress and think about the age thing if you really like this dude?
All of this makes it easier for younger women to meet and date younger men.) starts talking to a girl in college who, he realizes, "doesn't know what is." For your date with an older gent: as cool as it is, not everyone needs to know that you were part of an NSYNC fan club (cough cough).But, seriously, if they ever do a reunion tour J is SO coming with me.Finally, let's get into some of the problems that a couple may face when the guy is much older. The benefits of dating an older man are very few, and most fathers would have a hard time if their daughters began to date one.To get an idea of the possible challenges, you only have to read the experiences of women who have married old men. To be fair, some couples have successfully lived together despite the age difference. And I've added a couple of my own tips for good measure, since I am the younger woman and all.
But I've been watching and compiled a list of DOs and DON' Ts from Jess's experience dating the sophisticated Dermot Mulroney as Fancypants, who's a whopping twelve years older.
George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town.
But, it's not all good things, as there’s also talk about their “bizarre” age gap: him 53, her 36.
Are you dating an older fellow or thinking about dipping your toes into that more mature water? DON' T point out how "cute" his first grey chest hair is (OOPS). With age (often) comes maturity and chivalry—take advantage!
Well, my dears, you've come to the right place. Or, in Jess's (Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet) case, don't ask about his health: "How's your prostate? Cece even tells Jess as she's first considering dating Russell (the one and only Fancypants) that "he intimidates you because you wouldn't have to take care of him, he'd take care of you."DON' T make your man feel older than he actually is (or date yourself).
In fact, statistics prove that, on average, American men marry younger women.