It’s every older guy’s dream to have a young, beautiful little thing hanging off his arm on the way to dinner or another social function.
But inter-generational relationships can be fraught with dangers, and most of these dangers come squarely down to one reason: poor management of expectations.
Making the most of being an older man with a younger woman The fact is, she fell for you, not a younger guy, and you have to play up your strengths without overcompensating or displaying any insecurities.
If she’s dating an older man, there’s probably a reason, and the best you can do in this situation is make the most of what you have and who you are.
*Disclaimer: For the very fit older men out there, your existence is recognized – this is just generally speaking!
The following dos and don’ts should give you a better idea how to manage your position in your May-December relationship to your best advantage. One of the main reasons that she’s with you, and not with some stud of her own age, is that younger guys often don’t hit the emotional mark.
They may have the bodies of demigods, but they can also have the emotional maturity of a walnut. Show her how even-headed you are and how readily able you are to talk about your feelings in a calm and responsive manner.
As you’ve in all likelihood come to notice, people often tend to be romantically interested in others within their own age group.
That being said, men dating women five or even seven years younger has generally been accepted, while a woman dating a man more than a year younger than them has been looked upon as quite odd.
If you’re like me, sometimes you just end up going down Wikipedia holes that last for hours.