We know that it’s going to be strange to meet our folks, but we appreciate anything you can do to lighten the mood without overcompensating.” 10. When people see a couple with a significant age difference, they “I was prepared for the typical challenges you face when you’re a younger woman dating an older man, but nothing could have prepped me for the judgements that strangers felt they had the right to make about my boyfriend and I to both of our faces,” says Jasmine, 26.
“One of the first times we were out at a bar together, the male bartender hit on me when my date went to the bathroom.
He leaned in and said, ‘I know he has more money than I do, but I can do things to you that he’s too old for if you know what I mean.’ "I was so angry that I couldn’t speak.
When my boyfriend came back I told him what happened.
\n\n You think you really want to take a chance and put yourself out there.
Everyone looks gorgeous and your self-esteem isn't exactly up to par.Don't try to pressure me into it (marriage, children, etc.)” 6. “The things you admire us for in the beginning can become tiresome to you as we both get older, so please make sure to be honest with yourself about why you are attracted to us, and if it's for who we are -- not how we make you feel.” 7.Keep up with her.“If age is nothing but a number, don't act like a grandpa.When the time comes to meet the parents, be super chill.“My boyfriend is closer to my dad’s age than he is to mine,” says Sarah, 27.