Confidence dating older women

It’s every older guy’s dream to have a young, beautiful little thing hanging off his arm on the way to dinner or another social function.

But inter-generational relationships can be fraught with dangers, and most of these dangers come squarely down to one reason: poor management of expectations.

She’s a woman, not a child, after all - even if she is your daughter’s age. “When I was your age...” “Young people are so ____.” “Oh you weren't even BORN when this album was released.” “You were still a toddler in 1989?

E Yes, it's gross and it doesn't need to be pointed out. Don’t assume you know better Keep a check on your tone; is it supportive or patronising?

Similarly, if you're getting attached and she's planning on moving to Japan for six months, you should probably have a super-fun and not-at-all-awkward conversation about “where you see this going”.

She may be younger, but her feelings are just as genuine as yours. Do establish boundaries In some rather obvious ways you’re at different stages of life, so if you're just enjoying a fling make sure she isn't shopping for wedding dresses.

It's courteous for both sides to be aware of the reality of the situation, and remember there’s a difference between generosity and showing off.

Don’t let her take advantage of you …Unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship.

We get it, you're financially comfortable, but unless you are a member of the Kardashian family, you do not need that much bling. Don't flash the cash too freely Salaries generally get bigger with age, so there’s a reasonable chance that you earn more than she does.

This might mean you both have different lifestyle expectations.

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