Dating a man 12 years older
Slowly our friendship evolved into more, and we’ve been dating for two years.
It’s not weird to me now, but that hasn’t stopped people from giving us weird looks when we are together or affectionate in public.”—Krista, 25 Money Isn't An Issue “I am dating someone who is close to 20 years older than me and one major perk, if I’m being honest, is that he has money.
It’s not new money (or young money) where he wants to go out and blow it on stupid things; it’s the earned life he’s been creating for years. There’s very little fighting or problems that pop up.
I like that security, and the thought that with him, money isn’t an issue.”—Mary, 33 There's Less B. “My advice to everyone is date somebody who is older than you. Related: Age Gap: How It May Damage Your Relationship I love dating older because then there is less drama and B.
My new tall, dark and handsome boyfriend was standing across the room looking so fine in his shirt; I couldn’t take my eyes off him. Meanwhile, I was at the snack table and before I could curse myself for leaving him to go in for another cheesy cracker, I was accosted by a buddy’s wife I barely knew, a bitch named Sue. I wanted to say something like, “He’s not as old as those frown lines make you look,” or “He has the biggest d**k I’ve ever seen!
I went through all of the issues in my head thinking, Sometimes, I'd actually pick fights out of insecurity, just so I could utter the lines, “Maybe you'd be happier with someone who for certain has all of her eggs,” or, “Perhaps, you want someone who isn’t on a timeline of starting a family.” I am not a “cougar," the horrible label given to women who date younger men.He likes me because I keep things young, fresh, and really funny.” —Kara, 21 I Feel More Secure “Dating up is a good idea if you are looking for someone who is mature.I like my current boyfriend, even though it has only been three months, because I feel safe, comfortable, and secure with him.I really should have answered her question with the long list of truly great things about dating an older man.on a date, because I actually broke every dating rule out there, and invited him over to my house to watch a football game and share dinner.