Articles on dating older women
Not necessarily like he was doing something wrong, but that he knew that he was walking a fine line.
Maybe he was manipulating me, maybe he wasn't, I never actively felt like he was but I was basically a child." "I eventually realised that while I was seeing older men as these mature, refined, more stable and interesting people, they were not seeing me as a person in the same way.
When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.
In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?
During the beginning of us living together it felt as though I was a ghost in his home; he would be busy with work, yelling on the phone and I'd just be trying to zone it all out, but [now] whenever we're together, he answers the phone and tells people he'll call them right back and that he's with someone very important.
So, in that respect, I guess I did feel as though I was "setting up shop" but now that I have a sense of completion and pride of who I'm with and our personal, yet, intertwined life journeys, I'm no longer a lost girl looking for some place to rent in someone else's world. Her and I moved in together straight out of high school, when I told her I was going to move in with him, it tore our friendship apart. I write her letters weekly, but she never responds. We don't talk anymore." "[It's] like being in any other long-term relationship.
Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.
There is the 'age differences are always manipulative' group, too.
"My mother wasn't that happy at first, because when she found out about him, I was graduating high school and moving in with him on the other side of the country.
yeah it's a while later now and I understand how he was just a prick.
Older men definitely tend be controlling and on the manipulative side.