If that's not an easy conversation opener, I truly don't know what is.)But after all sorts of successes and failures with women, as time has gone on, I've found at least common failure: a massive age gap.
While every relationship has its own unique characteristics, it's helpful to be aware of potential issues when dating an older man so that you can make an informed decision about your future romantic relationship.
Professor of psychology and director of the Spirituality and Health Institute at Santa Clara University, Thomas G. D., says that compatibility is necessary for the day-to-day functions associated with long-term partnerships.
The 8-year rule states that you shouldn't date anyone outside of an 8-year age range. I've dated (or tried to date) women who are older, younger and, if you'll believe it, exactly the same age as I am.
I am aware there are possibilities where two people can successfully date with an age gap of more than eight years. (Seriously, she was born on the same day and same year.
David Guterson I have nothing against younger women and older men on screen.
What is sad is that so many women over 40 who have so much to give aren't being considered to play opposite men their own age or younger.
I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism.
Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Gloria Steinem What older men and younger women have in common is they are both suffering from different insecurities.
You never know when you’ll find love – it often comes from the most surprising places.
And at e Harmony, as we’re focused on deep-down compatibility, who you connect with can be even more surprising.
You never know which man will be able to meet your relationship needs, so keeping your options open by dating older men is useful in finding relationship satisfaction.