Issues dating older man
‘Each of you will be bringing your own baggage into the relationship, so ensure you communicate honestly and openly and validate each other on daily basis.’ Ask yourself why you are dating an older man and what it is you find appealing about him, advises Campbell-Gillies.
‘Ask yourself the brutally honest question: "Am I in a needy place where this makes the most practical sense or is this true love? ‘Either way, lessons will be learned.’ ‘Sometimes I think the cons outweigh the pros,’ says Blatter, ‘but it really depends on how much you love a person.
However, Cape Town-based life coach Shelley Lewin thinks age is but a number.
While an older man represents security, stability, financial success, maturity and safety, this can be an illusion, she says.
Some women are just physically more attracted to older men, she says.
The intensity of the problem depends on the age difference.
There are a lot of risks, difficulties, and pitfalls that women face when dating older men.
This phrase is often used when we speak about communication problems between parents and children.
When two people have completely different requirements, irresolvable problems can arise, says Lewin.
‘Both partners need to compromise.’ ‘As with every relationship, no matter the age difference, both of you need to be ready to put in the work to sustain and nurture it, says Campbell-Gillies.
When everything is okay, they are great, but when the situation goes out of their control and it comes about divorce, then these, at first glance, peaceful creatures turn into cruel beasts ready to do anything for the sake of their interests and prosperity.