Advantages and disadvantages of dating older men
Significant age differences can present challenges in a relationship, note professionals at Two Of Us, a subsidiary of The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, an information resource for healthy marriages.
Two Of Us professionals say that many people view relationships with significant age differences from either a stereotypical perspective -- such as "sugar daddies" or "cougars" -- or under the assumption that there are too many challenges for these unions to be successful.
’ and might even start limiting the time she spends with her friends,” she said. Health differences “Age is definitely not just a number here,” Williams said.
But she said while there are older men who are fit and don’t have pot bellies, as you age illnesses may step in and in such instances things may fall apart. Ridicule According to Williams, there are older men who really are fit and keep themselves looking good and attractive; however, where the woman is concerned, she may be ridiculed and accused of being with him because of the perks. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: [email protected] If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: [email protected]
When the allure of dating someone new wears off, it’s important to accept your partner for the person that you met – even if they are 20 years your senior.
An older man usually has an established work, social and home life. Older men are often looking for something consistent. You won’t catch yourself with lingering thoughts of other lovers or competition.
“As you get older you get weaker, so be prepared for that,” she explained. You may be left out in the cold “He may have children and you may not be a part of his legacy, whereas if it was a younger man closer to your age, you could work together and build a life,” Williams said. The offspring may have abnormalities Williams said research shows that if the man or woman is significantly older in the relationship, then a child from the union has an increased chance of being born with autism, Down’s syndrome or another abnormality. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
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It's possible that your family will have difficulty adjusting to and accepting your mate if he's close to your parents in age, or not far from it.
You get what you see and the ‘silver fox’ is certainly a ravishing mammal that appeals to the masses.