Dating a man twice my age
(This period of silence will be short.) Your chap’s job is to keep his lips zipped while you and they thresh out why you kept him secret for two years. As the poster children for May to December romances, Ashton Kutcher, 33, and Demi Moore, 49 on Friday, scuttle around consulting divorce lawyers and making snide remarks on Twitter, the natural cynicism that most people have about big age gaps has been given some high-profile ammo.But he should answer their direct questions truthfully (‘Born in 1963’, ‘Because I love her’ etc). Admit that your fiancé is ‘somewhat older’ than you, but be vague about the specifics and prepare yourself for the – unfortunately almost inevitable – scepticism.I have been living with my boyfriend for two years and haven’t told my parents. We’ve now decided that we want to get married but I have no idea how to let my parents know without getting a painfully negative reaction, as I haven’t even told them I have a boyfriend VICKI Bang on their door together and step over the threshold together.But you do the talking: ‘Mum, Dad, this is X, we’re in love and we’re getting married.’ If the Aged Ps are anything like me, they will be so gobsmacked that their immediate reaction will be neither negative nor positive but simply open-mouthed shock.The next 12 months after that were like “The Land Before Time” because even though it had its charming moments we all know all the dinosaurs are dead now and you can’t help thinking it the entire time.That brings me to today, 20 months since the breakup and I am Billy Murray in Groundhog Day. Keep reading: Reason #1: If you were to conceive a child with him it would be the same age gap as you and your lover.His friends and family may be reluctant to accept you -especially if he has daughters who are close to your age. However as you get older and meet someone older, the dynamics change. I would absolutely date a healthy, interesting, man who was 65; and this is why: We would have much more in common that not, even though we are 15 years apart.
Tell me about your first date, not the lunch dates, but when it actually turned into something. Dwayne: She was kind of concerned at first because of the age difference but she likes you.
Surely it won’t be the first time you’ve encountered it together?
Plus, the idea made me somewhat uncomfortable.)For the right woman, the guy would have been a prize catch.
You should give careful consideration to your situation before committing to this person; if that is the level your relationship has reached.
Have very open and frank discussions with the person you love about children and future plans; and be completely honest about what you want.