Dating an old man

27 Apr

I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences.

I still get the common response from my friends: “He's too old for you! ” I've also had a few people in my life suggest that I do it because I am a “gold digger.”So, the broad answer is this: To clarify, I'm not dating older men because I am a “gold digger.” It's more important for me to pull my own weight and be financially stable.

These guys know how to behave in a relationship because they’ve done it before with a variety of women, learning all the ups and downs through a variety of dating obstacles.

You’re young and beautiful, and he’s technically out of your league.

Unlike guys in their 20s, men in their 30s and above have an established sense of who they are in this world and what they’re doing with their lives.

This makes them much more relaxed and less eager to impress (which is never an impressive quality) than their younger counterparts.

Tired of dating someone who thinks fine dining means no more than getting a cloth napkin instead of a paper one and whose efforts to impress your parents culminate in wearing a clean shirt while speaking in full sentences?

Maybe you should start looking to date an older man, because…

With all that drive comes a lot of time we don’t get to share together.

In fact, a Boston Globe report went a step further to chart Clooney's age difference history with previous girlfriends, the average being 9.73 years.

What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married?

Or, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are 25 years apart in age?

In their defense, I hardly grew up dating or crushing on men close to my age group.