Advice on dating much older men
A decade or more is no longer gross, but actually pretty intriguing — and although some women still think it’s too much, the rest of us recognize that older guys are a whole different species.
I’ve dated a few older men, and one in particular who was much older.
Guys mature emotionally at a much slower rate than women and can easily get into their thirties with the emotional intelligence of a five-year-old. Show her that your maturity ensures that a relationship with you is a true emotional partnership, not a one-way street to toy town! You don’t get to your later years without learning a thing or two.
The older man in a relationship with a younger woman often struggles to correctly identify what it is that has attracted her in the first place.
Consequently, trying to work out what preconception attracted her to you and acting upon your mistaken logic can actually have a negative effect.
It can get annoying to have him reminding you that what you think is devastating is actually just a blip, but his perspective can help you put yours in check. I’ve dated older men who have been married, divorced, have kids, and some who’ve also always been single.
In all cases, they were less likely to play games, beat around the bush, or BS me about what they want.
In fact, a Boston Globe report went a step further to chart Clooney's age difference history with previous girlfriends, the average being 9.73 years.