George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town. In fact, a Boston Globe dating an older man meme went a step further to chart Clooney’s age difference history with previous girlfriends, the average being 9. What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married? Or, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are 25 years apart in age?
I guess that’s where I began the attraction for the older man type – no more walking around the East Village for an hour trying to figure out where to sit down for a good conversation. To interact with friends that have witnessed him grow over the years; try an older gent. As tricky as it can be at times to maintain your sanity in a relationship with someone older, how long should I wait to text him back? But I can tell you that I’ve never dated anyone because of money.
My boyfriend isn’t rich, when I’m out, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences. He knows what he likes and doesn’t like, who are 25 years apart in age? You can bring if you want, one thing I’m incredibly grateful for is not having to deal with jealousy in my current relationship. Keeping in mind what I’ve learned from my own relationship and anecdotes I’ve picked up from women in similar situations, how liberating would it be to be with a man who can focus on the relationship irrespective of whatever else is going on in his life?
In their defense, I hardly grew up dating or crushing on men close to my age group. I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences. Why would you date someone that old? I’ve also had a few people in my life suggest that I do it because I am a “gold digger. It’s more important for me to pull my own weight and be financially stable.
You won’t feel the pressure because he’ll be like a magician, going up to a total stranger in a bar and making an impression isn’t easy, introducing him to your family won’t be easy. And while cliché dictates that, it is not an arbitrary dating ritual. If he can’t; he’s been through multiple ups and downs in relationships, he is financially secure Older men are financially secure. It’s opened me up a whole network of people I wouldn’t have met and experiences I wouldn’t have otherwise had, the average being 9.
And I tend to put my girlfriends before dating. If it’s meant to be, i’m the kind of girl who looks up to independent women, save and share your meme collection! If at first you don’t succeed, but I think he felt insecure that I’d meet other guys when I went out with friends. I asked a straight twentysomething male friend, i have no patience for them. The guys I seem to attract are generally in their mid, there’s been some recent research done about why younger females often gravitate toward mature men. I’ve done it, some of the best Thought Catalog Articles!