With the son he has far more energy than me, this is a thing that surprised me very much: every night is he to wake up and give milk to the baby. Whether she is a virgin or not is not an issue. As someone in a long distance relationship I know that unusual dating set ups can be judged harshly or unfairly. Being straightforward goes a long way. If one of you is in junior high and the other in high school, it should be a concern.
Of course, not every man that is substantially older than his woman wants to control her. Why make things so complicated? But my most immediate concern is that you will be getting into situations drinking, sex that might be appropriate for a 22-year-old but that are not at all appropriate for someone who is 15. However, I also would love to have a younger women too and she knows it and understands me. I am fully aware of my responsibility as the older person in the relationship, and I know how it may look for bystanders. He's very honest to me and have always mentioned about his love for the family although they don't appreciate him. If you expect romance in return, you're not being a good friend to them. I am 46, and there is no way I would someone in their 20's.
After being together for 2 years. The idea of stability and security is indeed incredibly appealing to me as I believe the best of my years are better spent in intellectual endeavours or boosting my career or helping my family. It sounds like you already realize most of this. We had worked together for three years and although I always found him attractive I had never considered him. He's not looking simply for some fun times and then going to continue on about his business. We Both Have A lot In Common. If we are talking very long term relationship such as marriage, then the stressors will come with age related life changes, shuch as retirement, chronic illness, and death.
He's probably after a younger women to show off to his friends. The comments that I took seriously were the ones in which realistically depicted what could possibly happen if I were to marry someone considerably older than I am. He makes sure you are taken care of. There are a ton of bad examples of marriage out there. Allow this decade to be about you learning what your likes and dislikes are without being necessarily told what they are by someone who thinks they know what your likes and dislikes are simply because they are older than you. I do not want to follow the norm of settling down only when you are too old. He Gets Compared To a Father Figure This comment might make him and even you feel insecure.
We are more suited to each other. Your 20s are a weird time. Will it really be as attractive as it seems right now as you get older. Psychologically, they reach emotional maturity much sooner than men. As far as health issues. Thank you again for sharing and God bless you and your wonderful marriage! Gay men like dating a good friend ended up smart. Yet, I were meant to marry him for a reason; lesson learned.
And what can I do with my family! Doing things together improves communication, which was my previous point. My father was a businessman who ran a successful chiropractor practice. He knows that love is a choice, to be there for someone, despite their imperfections. I think he likes it. We seem to match in ever way, even physically.
My concerns are coming from situations where I have seen older divorced guys seemingly only go after younger, attractive women and it seems to only end in chaos the instances I know of anyway. We now have two healthy children together and he is an amazing father at his age. I believe that can be true the other way around as well. You have to risk your entire friendship in order to do this. He's coming all the way to Africa, i mean that's enough commitment.
Before you judge me, I would like to say I have a steady career, studying for a licence exam and writing my Master's thesis proposal. As long as you are on the same page in life, wants, etc. By time he started to work again. However, be honest and sit down and tell them. If the woman you are interested in is okay with the age difference, then you have jumped a huge hurdle.
He has always wanted a family and is so excited and happy that he has one now and I think appreciates it more because he waited so long. I think of my dad as the best man in the bunch. I've found that early thirties is about as low as I can safely go in terms of age. Marry someone at least ten years older than you and… 1. If anything, I want you to live your best life knowing you are getting what you rightfully deserve. Just look at how younger people are: spoiled, superficial, less gallant and also less virile. I read the list to my husband and he laughed and nodded the whole way through.
I was very slow to let him in my life because I was so concerned with the age difference and the inevitable scrutiny from others. It would be like you dating an 8-year-old. If you do not agree with science and research nor me or any other educated person cannot have a civilized conversation about this topic! You're probably thinking that you know tons of happily married couples with an even bigger age gap between them. Actually, it depends on the ages and what state you live in. And with all the predators around, one has to be cautious about why there is an attraction there. I love all the above reasons and find that most of them do ring true for us as well. He blames any discourse on my menopause and that I'm not the woman he feel in love with.