You might love his deep pockets, but with his great power comes your vulnerability.There is potential that you could never be financially equal to him, accepting this is key.(It will never be exactly the same for two different people.) Assess Your Proclivity for Indulgences While many behaviors in the extreme form represent a problem or even an addiction, some of those same behaviors can be harmless if not taken to the extreme.Consider a list of activities that fall on the hedonistic end of the behavioral spectrum: drinking alcohol, gambling, shopping, traveling, and spending, for example.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. Assess Your Respective Sexualities Though I find that most people overemphasize the importance of sex and sexual attraction, intimacy is a factor worth considering.
Once you know what it’s like to be in a mature relationship, you may decide to never date men your age again.Realizing your new boyfriend is just a few years younger than your father is a harsh reality.Remind yourself what ignited this initial attraction and focus on that.Russell confesses he hasn't dated since 1989 and Jess replies, "That was the year I learned to use the toaster by myself." Not so hot.DO be lovey dovey, but DON' T nickname him something based on his age (Fancypants is cool, though).