If there is a significant age difference between you and potential partners -- about 20 years or so -- then it's possible these older men have children that are close to you in age.Consider whether you can realistically handle this family dynamic -- if a mate invited you over to meet his kids, would you feel comfortable?Professor of psychology and director of the Spirituality and Health Institute at Santa Clara University, Thomas G. D., says that compatibility is necessary for the day-to-day functions associated with long-term partnerships.
In a 2010 CNN article, writer Contessa Schexnayder insists that you should not take on the role of a child in the relationship when dating older men -- and conversely, older men should not treat you like a child.
Significant age differences can present challenges in a relationship, note professionals at Two Of Us, a subsidiary of The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, an information resource for healthy marriages.
And it’s a very particular aged man who can do that. If you miss the mark, you’ll be dealing with these issues: Too young to know To bring you soup when you’re sick. It takes a certain amount of maturity to know how to effortlessly incorporate someone else into your life—and that includes incorporating their needs.
To be your date to your parent’s anniversary party. A young guy might be a lot of fun and you might relate on a lot of levels, but some just might not know how to be a Too young to care He hasn’t been out of college for too long.
Also, because of the age difference, and trust me it doesn't matter if you're the most independent person in the world, they will take extra care of you.
Obviously, they have spent more time on this earth than we have.
He has a decent job, although it’s not where his heart seems to be, but it’s where the money is at.
His bills are paid, and he is having fun exploring the “real world” and his new freedom.
He was more exciting to be with than any of the 20-something guys I knew.