Pros and cons of dating an older man
his dry sense of humor kills you, and dang those eyes!
And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.
In some cases, the guy is just drawn to a woman who takes care of him, but beware that some men may be true gold diggers looking for a free ride or to be taken care of financially, she adds.
Being the breadwinner may not matter to you if, say, he makes an amazing dinner every night so you don’t have to worry about cooking or he’s a great handyman and has updated your entire apartment, but only you can decide that.
“Being older, you’re more successful and established, while he’s still climbing the corporate ladder or even getting a career going,” she says.If a lot of your guy’s friends are like him—young and single—going out to bars until 4 a.m.drinking, flirting with women, and behaving like a frat boy may be the norm.It really depends on your entire perception and general acceptance of the said relationship even though it might not sound ideal for others your age.Various reasons may account for a woman deciding to date someone far advanced in age than her.A longer span of time before he’s reaching for the Viagra.Sure, you’ll have dinner dates, but also be ready for, say, a 10-mile hike one weekend followed by a concert the next.Younger men are as adventurous outside of the bedroom as they are inside it, and they’ll bring out a more youthful, vibrant side of you, says Lori Bizzoco, founder and executive editor of Cupids “He will see you as smarter and worldlier, so he’ll want to please you, not just physically but emotionally and intellectually,” she says.“He’ll come up with creative date ideas that bring back romance and youth, and make you feel empowered and appreciated.”When you enter into a new relationship, it’s no secret you’re bringing former boyfriends along with you. “Men can have preconceived notions about women and relationships based on past experiences,” says Samantha Daniels, a professional matchmaker and president of Samantha's Table Matchmaking.The 21 century woman is able to handle and deal with a relationship that has a man old enough to be her father involved, yet, still gets to work her way around the relationship and make it flourish.But one thing should be brought to light -not every date with an older man will eventually last or be successful.