Dating older women does age matter
"This certainly is one of many kinds of pairings that may look odd to others, but when you start to know them it makes sense," says Rebecca Sears, LPC, a couple's counselor at The Imago Center of DC in Washington, D. "There is something about every couple that makes sense once you get to know them." The trick is to help others understand why you "make sense." Some tactics Sears recommends are: For May-December couples, having children can be an issue.If a woman is older, she may not want, or be able, to have kids. This doesn't have to be a deal breaker, but it's wise to address it early on in the relationship.
What resources will the other person have to deal with it?And stick with it; it may take some time to work things out, Luster says.Being in a committed relationship is not always a bed of roses -- at any age.Over the past year of working for the ABCs of Attraction, I have had the pleasure of working with some of the most honest, most genuine and most kind people I’ve ever met in my life.Though, all the men I work with share a common interest in self-betterment and a passion for younger women, they come in all different shapes, sizes, colors and, what I’ve come to find most rewarding; ages.She seemed to take on a role more like an aunt or older sister with her husband's children.
"It was a nice position in the family," Fisher says.
How would you both handle it if someone is disabled in some manner? Every couple, young or old, may eventually face health challenges.
But the timeline is different for May-December couples.
Helen Fisher, Ph D, an author and biological anthropologist with Rutgers University, married a man 21 years older.
She says it's important not to try to win the children over by acting their age.
This is one of the things most people don't like to talk about, but it doesn't hurt to talk about it.