Dating and older girl
If you find it odd that his favourite bands are Genesis and ELO, then you will need to decide whether you can get used to that, or whether you will feel increasingly isolated.
Also remember that older men will have the same dilemma with any references you make – they may make them feel old and distant from you.
While it doesn’t take a genius to work out the difference there, you should bear in mind that everyone is different.
Also, while your older man might lack the sex drive of a 22 year-old, he will likely have the experience to put many younger men to shame.
These children will take up his time, whether they live with him or he spends his weekends with them.
You will probably need to be prepared to be lower on his list of priorities sometimes, even if his children are grown up. If he doesn’t, are you prepared to sacrifice your desire for children to find love?
Yes, we all know some lazy men our own age, but older men might need to go to bed earlier than you, and they’re probably not going to find late-night house parties very appealing.You might be fine with this, but it’s important to consider carefully. The last thing you should do is enter the relationship thinking ‘I’ll change his mind’ – you most probably won’t and it’s a huge gamble.Most importantly talk everything through; these aren’t issues that are just going to go away. Meredith collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads.We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.