A post shared by old love young oldmanyoungwoman on Nov 13, at 4: Some of us can't help it, but we have a thing for older men. I'm not talking about the guy who is a year or two older than you, I'm talking about the guys who are at least 10 years older. I have always been attracted to older men, so I get it. When I was in high school, I wasn't interested in the guy my age, I was interested in the guys who I shouldn't have been attracted to. So, I avoided dating until I was in my 20s and in college.
The Advantages of Dating an Older Man
The Pros and Cons of Dating an Older Man
At some point in your dating life, you will be approached by an older man. You might be at an upscale bar when a handsome, well-suited gentleman with salt and pepper hair saddles up to you and orders you a martini; you might receive an intriguing message from a sophisticated-looking fellow a generation older on a dating site; wherever and however it happens, you should consider his offer. An older man can teach you about life and love, giving a vision into your own not-so-far-off future. This man offers you a completely different perspective and experience from your typical dating pool of young whippersnappers. There are of course many pros and cons to dating a man old enough to be your father, or at least your uncle.
Pros & Cons: Being In A Relationship With An Older Man
In my psychotherapy practice, I often assist lesbian couples where one of the women is significantly older than her partner. Over the years, I have seen dozens of LGBT couples where one person in the couple is significantly older than the other. Age is often a factor determining preferred leisure activities, how to spend money and other important decisions. If you are just entering the most productive time of your career and your partner is ready to retire, how do you both manage those differences? If your friends think your relationship is foolish, this will probably negatively impact your social life and how you experience your lover.
Not applicable. Now when it comes to dating and being ready for something real…. So last summer when I started noticing a trend of me getting approached by men in their mid 40s I started to get curious. Could dating men 10 years or more my senior give me different results?