Dating men in their 50s

Gary was smitten over message and they met up in between Los Angeles and Palm Springs a few days later. Throughout the weekend, as I explained Megan's preferences to my college girlfriends in their early thirties, they made a face like they had swallowed sour milk and erupted in a chorus of, "That's gross," "ewwwww," and my personal favorite, "he's like my grandpa." To be fair, Uncle Jack was actually someone's grandpa.

Megan's quick-witted retort is to rattle off the names of male celebrities who are sexagenarians, septuagenarians, and even octogenarians who you would probably sleep with: Harrison Ford, 71, Clint Eastwood, 83, Jack Nicholson, 76, Robert Redford, 77. "From an early age I just found older men to seem reliable and supportive. Bush (he was president at the time) was the most handsome man in the world.

He introduced himself and inquired about what we did for a living.

At this point in their lives most realize how fast it goes by and if you are their priority, they're going to make you know it real quick.

My ex was 64, told me he loved me first, changed his Facebook status to "In a Relationship" first, and spoke about our serious future together before I did.

Leaving love notes in your purse for you to find later is another common trait of a more mature man….because.4. They have already reached the heights of their careers so you won't be a work widow. This has led me to a lot of 30-something workaholics.

A smart and ambitious man in his sixties is not spending so much time at the office.

You will get thoughtful bouquets after a romantic evening.

You will get texts during the day saying "I love you" or telling you how special you are.It seemed as if my friend’s instincts were off, I thought. Yet when I rejected him, he looked stung and startled, as though he was completely unaware of our significant age difference.But just as I was about to leave, Bob admitted that he was not that interested in me as a writing coach, but as a romantic prospect. He asked me to reconsider and retain “an open mind.” I felt frustration and anger boil up inside me as I looked at this man three decades my senior, who had manipulated me into a meeting under false pretenses and then dismissed my refusal of his advances as close-minded. Instead, I ignored his emails until he finally gave up.Long story short, I worked really hard on my card to George H. His birthday was coming up so I did a charcoal drawing of his face and wrote a birthday message." The hard work paid off. I am perfectly capable of doing the above myself but a real gentleman would never even think to have me do such a thing."About three weeks later, I got a letter from the White House. ] No one ever heard back from The New Kids on the Block. Old men are polite and thoughtful and young guys are generally self-centered."Megan is so passionate about dating older that she made me a list (a good one) of the five reasons that dating men in their sixties is just preferable to dating men in their twenties and thirties and why we should all stop judging her for it.1. I like a strong man that was raised when it wasn't abnormal to open your door, pull out your chair, and carry a heavy bag. To treat a woman like a LADY is the norm with a man in his sixties.2. A man in his sixties is not going to wait five years or even two to commit.I thanked him for his interest, but let him know that that wouldn’t be happening. Being hit on by men who are considerably older than I am was not new to me.

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