Are you dating an older fellow or thinking about dipping your toes into that more mature water? Or, in Jess's (Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet) case, don't ask about his health: "How's your prostate? Our bodies are decaying."DO relish in the fact that guys get better looking with age, but you'll always be the hot, younger girlfriend.Well, my dears, you've come to the right place. DON' T complain about turning "halfway to 50" when he's "one year til 30".“The fact is a woman will not talk to an older man who can’t provide for her and he will more than likely be able to afford the things she would not be getting otherwise,” she said. Williams added that the older man may be set in his ways and bring an approach to say, ‘I’m used to fried chicken, so don’t give me jerk’.She also said that he might be adventurous and might want to know what’s happening with the younger generation. Different interests The counselling psychologist said the older man might not share the interests of the younger person, which can be problematic and lead to jealousy.“This happens most when he sees her hanging out with a younger male, especially if he is not as virile as he used to be, and he may start to think to himself, ‘Am I able to satisfy her?
Ivret Williams, counselling psychologist, said age is not really just a number and there are differences in health, ideologies and people’s lifestyles that come with the era they’re from. He may say that he comes to the table with more resources and it might end up being an, ‘I know more than you, I’m more experienced, more powerful’ sort of thing. Experts say if either sex is up to 10 years older then it is usually not a problem, but once you pass that threshold it’s like dealing with a different generation as the ideologies and way of life are usually different,” she said.We’d pulled out all the stops to impress one of his oldest friends, spending a small fortune on steak, prawns and foie gras.Just six months earlier we’d left behind our life in Bovey Tracey, Devon, and bought a beautiful property in Charente, South-West France.I wouldn't have given him the time of day, or night for that matter. I always thought that women who dated older men had to have "daddy issues." Not necessarily. This is the first time in my life that I have ever dated anyone considerably older than me. In fact, for a long time when I began dating my partner, I kept asking myself what I was doing with a man so much older than I am.