Dating and relationsip advice
Well, if you're 50 and your companion is 70, you're almost bound to provide care long before you would for a mate of the same age. Plus, most people would willingly choose to endure the rough patches so long as they get a reasonable run of the good stuff beforehand.
Your children, of course, may not see the lure of September-May dating quite the way you do!
Maybe, but I suspect another dynamic is at work: Women don't want to feel maternal about a lover, nor do they want to see themselves as a mother figure in a lover's eyes.
This aversion may have stopped some women cold who were hot for younger men.
Friends say you're "infatuated" — why can't they see you're in love?I think with my particular caseload, [men and women equally] want to have good-quality relationships, but don’t necessarily know how to find it.AJ: I think a genuine connection takes time to facilitate; you have to take time to nurture a foundation between two people where there is emotional safety.If your love is true, you'll help everyone involved work through these issues and more.And both you and your 11th-hour soulmate will congratulate yourselves for having the gumption to step off the cakewalk of same-age coupling.