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Pros and cons on dating an older man

Here is a list the top 5 pros and cons of dating an older man—applicable to most everyone who is older—that I’d never considered: The Bad: 5. Reactions to the age difference from friends, colleagues, family, etc. When Cole asked me on our first date, he suggested a day (Saturday), a time (noon), and three restaurants from which to choose. Cole has a career, a car, a house, plans for the future—I’m not enamored by the material possessions; rather, I respect his ability to commit to things.

He inevitably has a few years on you – professionally and personally.

When the allure of dating someone new wears off, it’s important to accept your partner for the person that you met – even if they are 20 years your senior.

An older man usually has an established work, social and home life. Older men are often looking for something consistent. You won’t catch yourself with lingering thoughts of other lovers or competition.

Psychologically, they reach emotional maturity much sooner than men.

In fact, statistics prove that, on average, American men marry younger women.

Doing the math in my head that meant he had to be at least 40. Most of the time it doesn’t really feel like there’s an age difference, including when we’re with my friends.

But sometimes the age difference seems a bit more defined, in good and bad ways.

There are biological as well as psychological reasons for this.