Dating a older guy

by  |  22-Feb-2018 23:30

Eventually, we arranged to meet at a cafe near my apartment.At the meeting, we spent over an hour discussing his writing.

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It seemed as if my friend's instincts were off, I thought. Earlier in our meeting, Bob described moving to the area as a 30-year-old in 1978 – the year I was born.

But just as I was about to leave, Bob admitted that he was not that interested in me as a writing coach, but as a romantic prospect. Yet when I rejected him, he looked stung and startled, as though he was completely unaware of our significant age difference.

While I did get some messages from men closer to my own age, they were in the minority.

When I actively searched profiles of men in their early- and mid-thirties, I noticed that many specified that they preferred women in their twenties.

Dating much younger women seems to stem from these men's unhealthy and unrealistic obsession with youth – perhaps a way to stave off fears of their own mortality.

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