Dating a guy 10 years younger than you
The age gaps spanned anywhere from 10 to 14 years, with women in their late 40s and early 50s enjoying relationships and/or marriage with men in their late 20s or 30s. Couples in this situation had to address the fertility concern head-on, with some choosing to take the leap relatively quickly while others took a pass.And then there’s also the concern about one’s looks.Do dress well Someone once told me a useful rule when it comes shopping for your age.Twenties = shock; thirties = chic; forties and beyond = cheque. Leave the trend-led streetwear to youngsters who need to compensate for a lack of personality or confidence. Now is the time for creating a capsule wardrobe, a slick canvas of smart pieces which make the most of the fact that you can now actually carry-off “suave” without looking like you're wearing your dad's wedding suit to a funeral.But just because you were her age once, it doesn’t mean that dating a young woman is always plain sailing. Whatever the age gap, here’s how to date a younger women successfully. Youth might imply less experience, but it doesn’t mean a lack of empathy, nous and emotional intelligence.And remember, it's kind of sexy when a man feels empowered enough to discuss his feelings.E Yes, it's gross and it doesn't need to be pointed out. Don’t assume you know better Keep a check on your tone; is it supportive or patronising?
Older men, it seems to me, are like gold dust on the dating scene right now.Furthermore, don't presume that you have to “take care” of her emotionally.She’s a woman, not a child, after all - even if she is your daughter’s age. “When I was your age...” “Young people are so ____.” “Oh you weren't even BORN when this album was released.” “You were still a toddler in 1989?Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.Actress Robin Wright, 47, is engaged to fellow actor Ben Foster, 33.One woman, who is married to a man 14 years younger, said the only time she feels threatened by her age is when she looks in the mirror.But that fear has forced her to come up with her own solution to the issue. ’ Your answer could be, ‘I’m going to get a facelift.’ My answer is, ‘I’m going to be such a beautiful person inside that it’s going to shine through to the outside,'” she told the magazine.Don’t let her take advantage of you …Unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship.You’ve been on this earth for longer, remember, and you should have learnt by now that you deserve someone who is more impressed by the size of your heart than your wallet.This might mean you both have different lifestyle expectations.It's courteous for both sides to be aware of the reality of the situation, and remember there’s a difference between generosity and showing off.