When did I ever say otherwise? Why are you mad at her and not him? Quick to shoot down what these men say.
- Just eat well and work out?
- But, it's a very individualistic situation.
- The sense of entitlement this woman displayed was truly unbelievable.
- So reading through most of the replies kind of makes me sad of course.
- And we been together since, and yes we still love each other.
- It may very well work out, but there's no harm in stretching yourself and becoming as independent as possible while continuing the relationship.
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Honestly, why go out with a much older man if you still have to work hard to please him! The age difference is the least of your worries, if it is a worry at all. Honestly, the only thing that causes me concern in the facts laid out above is that they work together. There are many other things that are attractive about older men. All of the older men did that that I dated and it made zero difference.
It makes me think of those movies or something. You could have said, learn to play pool, take him to a sports game, or boating. The age difference is is something that will bother other people, but if it doesn't bother them, then that's fine. That puts a whole different spin on things. If you actually care how we feel about something just ask before you criticize, dating unless criticizing is really all you wanted to do in the first place.
To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! Does he have a sexual background way different from hers? Now we are both retired and we are closer than ever.
Is this a cause for concern? Especially the last paragraph. You should be cursing him, not her.
One of the great things about being a year-old woman is getting to date year-old men. Women are always more mature than their years and men usually less mature than their years. It's much, much bigger than later twenty-year gaps. Does it match our scientific understanding of age-related preferences for dating?
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You will know which one it is if you just allow yourself the experience. Now see how silly that sounds? The utility of this equation? Moving for job opportunities?
But that's not the question. But freaking crap I didnt want at allll to die that much earlier than my husband. Harrison Ford being an exception for me as well though, I have to say. We talk about a serious future together as we have very compatible life goals, old but I worry him being with me is stopping him from experiencing other people and happiness in his life.
Need honest advice please? Why not meet the guy, see them together, and get a sense of what they're like as a couple? At this age it's so hard to find a man who's untainted by life.
What are the bad things you think are going to happen here? If you decide to consider marriage at some point, really think about the age difference. Be prepared to have that conversation earlier. Unless you are a movie star or famous person, keep dreaming. That could get weird fast, or it could be the source of a bad power dynamic.
If you don't give it a go who knows where it could lead. He could have found someone his age. She works with him, and they are keeping their relationship private for now because of that. So if she considers living with your parents restrictive and harmful, or even if she'd just like some experience at managing her own bills, groceries, etc.
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But those red flags turn up in the relationship dynamics, not in the simple difference in age. Eventually that age difference starts to matter. Some people actually love the person and the traits that create them and didnt know the age or couldnt tell and then love is there so oh well and too late.
And there is no strange life experience power-balance of any kind. We get slower and less healthy. It seems you put a lot of weight on looks, physical shape, and sexual performance for a happy marriage. When sex stop in a marriage is because health issue or love is gone that we dont care anymore and we stay on a marriage because you are just used to eachother. When she grows up, game over.
We've been married since last November. As if men can only agree or see relevance when their age group or kind is the exact type of men referenced. You two may have been a bad fit but I think the age difference may have been a red herring here. Duh we can drop this now, right? Maybe that period of being alone and elderly is worth it, maybe it's not, single mom but it's definitely something to think about before you get married.
- What do you say about the reverse?
- Need a father figure for my son.
- It started when I noticed him checking me out.
As for parents who may kick her out of the house, this is a separate issue. There were a ton of things you could have done to be with your man and make him happy. My eHarmony guy is gonna call in a few. My intuition suggest you try to reach deeper into your unresolved issues, dating understanding and try to seek happiness from within.
All of this makes dating more and more complex as we get older. You can see that men are basically operating by the rule for minimum age preferences for marital relationships blue bars and serious dating relationships yellow bars. Please show me where I said that all men must commit to a woman. The Other Woman to whom he could have lied to get her into bed is at fault. The only possibly, though maybe not age-related issues I can think of that arose had to do with expectations.
Our union is perfect and we have yet to have an issue about our age difference. He tells me he's in love with me and so on. If there are abusive behaviors, over time they tend to get worse.