Challenges with dating an older man
You become an automatic threat to them by being naturally prettier and having the all-powerful asset of youth.
While you’re still in the phase where getting too drunk at bars and partying all night at clubs is acceptable/actually lots of fun, he gets tired by midnight.
Having to run around after a 5-year-old is hard work, especially if it’s been that much longer since your man ran around as a 5-year-old. Older people warrant more of it, so while your man’s white hair will give him all kinds of credit with the people you two encounter, you’ll automatically be dismissed as slightly inferior, regardless of your personal attributes.
By the time you settle down together, he’ll have amassed a bunch more life experiences than you (he’s had like 20 extra years).
You will be a lot less likely to worry about money and stability since your man has had years more than you to figure this stuff out.
Two people attempting to make their way in the world and struggling financially in a relationship is one person too many.
I have nothing against guys my age; I have tried dating them, but I have constantly come across the following:- They’re not ambitious enough, or they don't have a go-getter attitude.- They’re not financially stable.- They still want to date around.- They have had baby mama or ex-wife drama.- They don’t have their sh*t together.
I’m not saying every guy in my age group is like this, but overall, my personal experience hasn’t been fulfilling for me.
In their defense, I hardly grew up dating or crushing on men close to my age group.
Here are a few reasons why your happily ever after does lie within reach despite the difficulties you face: People see the whole leathery skin look as becoming on men yet repulsive on women.
Though this isn’t fair, it works in favor of couples where the man’s got about 20 years on his female partner.
Why would you want to have to deal with your husband’s incontinence right after you finish cleaning up after your parents’ senior messes?
If you want to wait to have a kid until you’re in your early 30s, your older man is going to be about 50.
Every time you go to a restaurant, the staff will glare at you both — him for being shallow and you for being a gold digger.