Dating an older man 8 years

NOTE: For those who might wonder why this article focuses only on straight men and women, it is because many of the issues in marrying an older person relate to pregnancy or health and there are significant gender differences in age-related health and sexuality. Mainly it's a visceral, physical thing although some men may value a younger woman because she is more likely to look up to him if only because he may have advanced more in his career.But there are reasons men should consider older women as a potential marriage partner.

Earlier on life's conveyer belt, the typical 65-year-old man has at least one significant health issue.

“This can de-masculinize a man and make him feel like he’s unable to provide for and protect you.”Even worse, women in this situation may end up being a sugar mamma rather than an equal partner.

“A man can sometimes make his girlfriend feel like more of a mommy-figure than a peer,” Ludwig says.

his dry sense of humor kills you, and dang those eyes!

And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.