A middle-aged man dating a much younger woman has long been thought of in American culture as a classic sign of midlife crisis. In some circles, dating a younger woman is a status symbol. Navigating the social ramifications of your relationship while struggling with generation gaps can be tough, but a significant age difference can Acceptance love loyalty respect 39 years old you the chance to consider new perspectives and appreciate the offerings of a different generation.
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Love knows no age, but if you date Acceptance love loyalty respect 39 years old people who are members of a different generation, it might reveal something about your approach to relationships. While people who date only people much younger or older than them owe no one an explanation, it may be helpful to consider underlying reasoning. Some who date only much older people may be seeking a parental figure more than a romantic partner.
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A big age difference provides you with valuable opportunities to learn about alternative perspectives and experiences. The odds are good that some people are going to disagree with your choices in romantic partners, no matter how perfect your relationship is.
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So I started to date younger women. Luckily I have my hair, weigh the same as I did in high school and generally look fairly decent. I found that women in their late 20s were not keepers. They were more like teenagers used to be, that is, they had no direction and seemed to be absolutely at sea in the world, some of them relied on their parents to pay their phone bills and so on.
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