I guess I'm kind of an expert in this arena because I've been involved with a younger man for the past two and a half years. He's 23 years younger, which is probably a bigger gap than most couples.
The crazy thing is how perfectly suited we are to each other and how well we match on every level, even though, on the surface, it would seem like we'd have very little in common.
One thing that worked is that I told him we should just let things unfold in their own way and in their own time and when one of us no longer wants to be in the relationship, then we'll become friends.
Men who enjoy older women do tend to be more settled and open-minded.
But there are some things to consider before you get too emotionally involved.
I was hoping for someone to have great sex with, to join on dates and take a vacation with a couple of times a year.
Even when Stephen and I first got together, I assumed it would be temporary.
As of tomorrow, we'll have been living together for two and a half years.
And the crazy thing is, we marvel that it continues to get better with each passing month.