Jealousy takes a backseat

Advice on dating an older guy

Commitment Be ready for a serious relationship and commitment when dating an older guy. Thank him for going the extra mile when he walks you home, open doors, sends flowers or makes you breakfast. If your family is fairly protective, especially your dad, it can be a pretty nerve-racking conversation. As a general rule, older men have played around and seen what's out there.

They aren't wasting time by spending time with you. So one of my major tips for dating older men is to drop the stop stereotyping. Carry yourself with confidence and speak like you would to your peers.

Your friends are very different. There was something about an older masculine man established in life, knowing his own mind and with a life plan worked out. Despite both of us being quite shy, we talk easily.

You really can decipher an incredible amount from what a guy says even on the first few dates. Think about introducing your parents to a partner that is the same age as or older than your father. Determine why you are interested in dating an older man first so you can appreciate everything he has to offer. But when one of you is near to retirement, the body does slow down and this can mean the life in the fast lane quickly turns into slow Sunday drives along a country road.

These have a lot to do with whether he is willing to commit. Let your guard down and let your new amour show his affection and lavish love on you. If the answer is yes, know he is considering you for that position. Older men have experience and you can learn from them. Resistance from family and friends.

Instead, work out a schedule to ensure that you both are able to spend time with one another without compromising your individual responsibilities. First look at the way he speaks about his future. So, this brings me to the older guy. Consider yourself interesting and your life experiences just as valid as his. You have to appreciate that you may experience some resistance from friends and family.

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While you initially marvel over his fancy home and career, you will quickly learn that he must work hard and often to pay the bills and continue climbing the corporate ladder. Because you're already dating, it's clear that you're awesome and will be just fine, despite your age difference.

Ask early on if he's looking to have a family. This alone is a reason why I refuse to go back into the dating pool with guys my own age. Relax and watch him romance you.