"If you prefer to date older men, be aware of how they will fit into your life, friends and wider social circle …
While one-on-one matters, you want to have a partner you can bring into your life as a whole, and a very large age gap can sometimes make this difficult long-term." And remember, they could also have ex-wives, children and even grandkids.
* We allow 2-3 years leeway on the age range listed. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late for an event the Single in the City host reserves the right to fill your spot.There are no refunds or credits for people who show up late.I guess he wasn't ready to be an adult, but the relationship was good." Sarah, 41, from the Netherlands met Pete, 26, in France when she was just 16."He was 26 and had no idea when we met that I was 16."It may also be that they have a similar quality of energy, if they feel they are youthful in spirit.
On the flip side, some men may feel they aren’t suited to the lifestyles of others their age so want to enjoy life with someone younger who has similar interests." At the age of 26, Kat, now 32, dated a guy 10 years her senior, for three years.
He was seen as the dark horse." Kat describes her ex-partner as youthful for his age and a bit of a free spirit.
"He rode a motorbike and was just into other stuff from his friends …
Laura’s expert knowledge of dating etiquette, relationships, and human behaviour form the base of her experience.
She has hosted over twelve hundred speed dating/mixer events, coached hundreds of men and women into dating gurus, and she has proudly played matchmaker for countless love-seeking singles.
A general rule is that it's socially acceptable to date someone using the 'half your age plus seven' rule.