Luckily, there are many ways to strengthen your relationship with an older man to ensure that it stands the test of time.
With a bit of hard work and open communication, an age gap in a relationship can seem non-existent.
Age: 38 Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America Profession: Model, Actor Credits: Batman Begins, Dawson's Creek, Go, Phone Booth Also Ranked #63 on The Greatest Former Child Stars #29 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars Calista Flockhart began dating Harrison Ford in 2002, when he was 60 and she was 38. This is Flockhart's first marriage, and Ford has been married twice before.
Age: 52 Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States of America Profession: Actor Credits: Ally Mc Beal, Brothers & Sisters Guiding Light, The Birdcage Also Ranked #59 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert Amy Yasbeck married her "Problem Child" co-star John Ritter on September 18, 1999, when she was 37 and he was 51.
Put another way, if a woman has an array of other quality options closer to her age range, what incentives would she have to date a man who is SEVENTEEN YEARS OLDER? Before any 40 people get all hot and bothered about this – I am not judging. I do think people improve with age (my wife is nodding). She doesn’t need a guy who will be taking Viagra when she’s sexually peaking at 43..
It’s a lot easier for a man to take out a carefree, responsibility free, baggage free, wrinkle free 28-year-old, which is why so many men try to go in that direction. Men want much younger women, but rarely do much younger women want older men.
He looks like a movie star He reminds you of a leading man in a film.
Okay, Evan, I agree mostly with your opinion on younger men/older women. I mean, I can see why an older man would want to date a younger woman – physically that is, but why would a 28-year-old woman want to date a man 45 or more? I can totally understand why older men go for younger women.
Loving Him for Him Prepare for Difficulties Being More Mature Community Q&A Relationships are hard work to begin with, but it can be even more difficult when there’s a significant age gap between a man and a woman.
Not only will you face criticism from outsiders, but there will often be difficult situations within the relationship that will test your love for one another.