Gay dating for older men
In previous decades, being gay seemed to eradicate (for a while anyway) social distinctions — class, money and employment status.Many relationships worked very well (a CEO dating a waiter, for example) and status wasn’t really an issue.When you are older, will you want to be single or getting back into the dating pool again?The above points may seem negative and you may feel I’m advising against dating an older gentleman, but many relationships do work. I value the time I’ve spent with older guys, and I hope they do, too.Likewise, integrating into an older crowd can be hugely valuable, but if you’d prefer to go out drinking and dancing, you may find that a bridge night doesn’t do it for you.If you’re looking at a long-term relationship, prepare yourself for your partner passing away before you.In the straight world, when an older man dates a younger woman, these relationships can work successfully for both concerned.The older man might feel he has an improved “stud-like” status and the woman may feel she has established herself at a higher level.
When you are in your 20s, a guy in his 40s doesn’t seem that old. Any decently nice guy accumulates ex-girlfriend friends. You can't teach an old dog not to eat a bag of potato chips right before bed, as they say.12. This isn't our first time at the vagina rodeo, if you know what I mean. Evolutionary psychologists say that relationships like this often occur because while fertility lasts only from puberty to menopause in women, it starts at puberty and can extend long into midlife for lots of men.That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.