While an older man will likely be more mature than the guys your own age, he’ll have an entirely different set of life experiences than you do.The two of you might not see the world the same way.It can take a lot of patience and work to have a relationship with an older guy but you might find that a mature man can make a great partner.
An older man doesn’t usually love with one foot out the door, as his younger counterpart is sometimes guilty of doing. He has a greater insight into your concerns, fears, and what you’re looking for in life.
He wants to be your friend and your lover, and he’s willing to work through any issues.
And while he may not all look like George Clooney, he probably has that older man charm that you just can’t find in boys under 30.
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While the idea of dating an older guy may make you skeptical when you’re in your teens, by the time you’re in your twenties, it starts to seem like a great idea for many. A man who’s five or ten years older is well on his way out of his dude phase and that’s a good thing. An older guy will know where the important buttons on your body are and just how to push them. While an older guy isn’t necessarily going to be opposed to binge watching Netflix and ordering in, he does know what a proper date looks like.
It’s important to have a partner who can offer something you don’t already have in your life. While saying ALL older men are killer in the sack is a sweeping generalization that shouldn’t be made, most of them are.
Not that you need a man with money, but it’s nice knowing that you’re dating someone who won’t have to borrow from you to pay his electricity bill at the end of the month. All those years attribute to a worldly human being who can spice up your life with both stories and advice.
You know, a meal that doesn’t come out of delivery box. All that confidence that comes with age means your older guy can totally win over your parents. While a younger guy is still pinning his hopes on dating a supermodel, an older guy is over it.