What has been made disturbingly clear to me, is that if you dare put one foot outside the circle of acceptable, mainstream "normal" behaviour, it really messes with people and they simply can't help tell you about it.
I can't imagine what it must be like to be a good way outside the circle, like the young "Gay Cowboy", NSW rodeo rider Joshua Goyne, for example.
It’s just that general awareness of younger women dating men more than 20 years older than themselves has increased.
When you think more about it though, a woman of 25 dating a 45 year old man or even a woman of 30 dating a 50 year old is really not that strange; “age gap” dating, as it is often called, is hardly an issue for most people any more.
Few search results gave me the story I wanted to hear. Of somebody in their twenties in a relationship with somebody older, which didn’t involve sugar daddies, psychological abuse or nostalgia from couples now in their fifties and seventies.
I reached the point when the only viable comparison I could find was Carrie and Big.
Some possibilities include: men over 45 or 50 tend to be more mature than most younger men, usually preferring to spend more time with their younger woman as compared to spending frequent “nights out with the boys”.
What is it that attracts younger females to look for a mature man when there are so many younger men around?They saw my relationship through the lens of their own fears. When I use the expression "what a hoot" it's a total hoot, apparently. It's like being in love with someone from another country, the differences subtle, interesting and intriguing.Films that came out what seems like a year or two ago are "classics". Her parents are only five and eight years older than me, which I was a bit worried about when first meeting them.After all, there is something innately sexy about a silver fox.He inevitably has a few years on you – professionally and personally.