Is There Anything Wrong with Getting Close to a Man Who’s 32 Years Older?
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|Thu, 12-19-2013 - 9:29am|
I am 35 and he is a healthy 67. We both look good and get along well, so is there anything wrong with getting close? My parents dont like me dating an older man , i dont know how should i convince them.
I consulted one of my friend she said this
"From the sounds of it, there isn’t anything wrong with getting close to this older man. But since we don’t exactly have all of the information, there are a few things to consider here.
Are you both single? And do you know if he’s interested in much younger women; is it something you’ve talked about? May-December relationships aren’t for everyone, so you don’t want to just assume that he will be all for it. But if he isn’t married or already committed to someone, and he’s genuinely interested in exploring the possibility of a relationship with you, then by all means, give it a shot!
Have you ever been in a relationship with a much older man? If not, I can tell you that it won’t be the same as dating someone who’s closer to you in age. There’s a significant age difference between the two of you and you’re essentially from two different generations—that can pose some challenges when it comes to things like your views on marriage and kids. If this does progress into a relationship, it’s important to get these issues out in the open from the very beginning. Talk about where you both stand and what your expectations are—you and your older man both need to be on the same page and in agreement about your relationship.
You should probably also figure out what exactly you’re hesitant about. Is it the age difference? Is it what other people will think of you dating an older man? Is it that you’re unsure how he feels? That’s the issue you have to deal with before starting a relationship with this older man.
The bottom line here is that, despite the stark age difference, there’s nothing wrong with getting close to an older man if it’s something you both want. If he makes you happy, you’re attracted to him, and you can see yourself in a relationship with him, and vice versa, don’t let the age difference get in the way. Of course, you should broach the subject with him before you dive in—new relationships aren’t easy even when there isn’t an age difference—but when there’s a connection, there’s a connection."
What you guys think abt it.