Some sexual fantasies are better left unfulfilled. That was my experience from dating a much older man. What began as a romantic adventure into unconventional love turned into a disaster I should have seen coming from waaaay over the hill. How old you actually are doesn't necessarily have a lot to do with your lifestyle. Even though this guy and I were 25 years apart, we had a lot in common. We worked in the same profession, had similar interests, and shared common philosophical views.
Published: March 20, Photo by Frederick M. Celebrity relationships with significant age differences have always made headlines: Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Sklar, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, among others. Media outlets often publicize them this way because they know readers pass judgment: Is he a lech? Is she a gold-digger? When I was 30, I dated someone who was 46 without thinking twice about the large gap between us — possibly because he still managed to behave like he was in his 20s. But a recent courtship with someone nine years younger than me gave me pause, because even though the difference was smaller, it felt bigger because of our differing wants.
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Dating older guys??? Is this normal, is it ok? User Name Remember Me? I am a 20 year old female college student, i turn 21 in several months. I have always been told that I am pretty mature for my age.