Dating much older men

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Of course, there’s something romantic, alluring and even reassuring about dating a man who’s quite a bit older than you.

These men tend to be way more well-established and courteous, they’re chivalrous and you’ll never hear the words, “let’s hang out” ever again.

It can get annoying to have him reminding you that what you think is devastating is actually just a blip, but his perspective can help you put yours in check. I’ve dated older men who have been married, divorced, have kids, and some who’ve also always been single.

In all cases, they were less likely to play games, beat around the bush, or BS me about what they want.

When you’re a teenager, the idea of dating an older man is usually pretty gross.

But as we move into our 20s and 30s ourselves, the amount of acceptable years between us and a potential suitor change.

The experience taught me a lot about love, and here’s why I’m glad I did it: Older men have been through a lot more of “life” than you have.

It can help to have someone put your major crises into perspective.

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“I don't think it's your writing he's interested in,” she said.

I thought back to the white-haired gentleman at the bar who was easily old enough to be my father and shook my head. Over the next couple of weeks, Bob sent me several samples of his writing without a trace of any innuendo or flirtation.

But see, for men who covet younger women, it’s not whether you look good for your age – it’s what age you really are. If she wants to date a guy who is 6’2”, makes 0,000 , likes skiing, is within ten miles of her house and five years of her age, you know what? All she has to do is go on Match.com, and wade through a few thousand applicants. There are many other things that are attractive about older men. They can afford nicer restaurants and vacations and have cultivated greater tastes in the arts.

They’re more experienced, more chivalrous, and more likely to want to settle down than a twentysomething party boy.

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