Dating a man 15 years older than you, patience is everything
So if age is going to be an issue I want to stop things now before we both get hurt Older guys instantly thought they had a shot. Anitanita - thank you, I think you really understood my question. But I don't think it negatively affected the relationship at all. Follow Christine Hassler on Twitter: The only way to find out whether he's worth it is to keep dating him with both your heart and your eyes open.
Age really is just a number
I'd be more worried about his apparent lack of pragmatism about the future. If he ends up being a good partner, he won't want you to. He should have children soon though.
I'll take your words for it: Before you start worrying about your 50s and 60s, I would think about a little nearer in the future. We had less in common the next few years. There are a lot of older men who like 22 year olds.
You could spend ten years waiting to meet the right person who is the "right" age. Enjoy different types of music?
You just never know. And I grew up in that milieu. I don't think you can fault a man who wants to give his children the best start in the world.
The Perks—and Challenges—of Dating a Much Older Man
He doesn't have diabetes now so if he watches his health he probably won't get it. If I need time to myself, he doesn't have a panic attack or yell at me for not spending all of my time with him. Not necessarily, but it could.
What began as a romantic adventure into unconventional love turned into a disaster I should have seen coming from waaaay over the hill. Younger guys see me for the amazon that I actually am.
He turned 40 last year. You've all had a lot of really great insights, thank you.
I think sestaak really nailed the main age-related issue. She had worked behind the bar at her parents' tavern and, I believe, had never been out of the state where she was born.
If I fart, it's OK.