Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Celine Dion and René Angélil, Hugh Heffner and Crystal Harris, Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster – the list of younger ladies who have married more mature guys is endless. It’s not all about money though, as being old doesn’t always equate to being affluent. Sometimes we’re attracted to power, maturity or even worldly experience. In other cases…when she looks into his eyes, all she can see is the size of his…wallet.He’s Set in His Ways The phrase ‘stubborn as a mule’ comes to mind.A disadvantage of dating an older guy is that he’s probably less flexible when it comes to change.You get what you see and the ‘silver fox’ is certainly a ravishing mammal that appeals to the masses.Just look at George Clooney – he didn’t get married until he was 53, and hearts broke around the world when the news came out.Another pro of dating an older man is that he’ll have a presence that’s somewhat commanding.
The Risk of Him Acting Like A Father Figure Belittling, criticising, giving you a curfew, treating you like a child, telling you what to wear, how to behave, patronising you…these are just some of the things you could face if you date an older man that takes on the role of ‘father figure’.He’s lived his life, he knows what he wants and he’s probably got habits that he isn’t willing to break out of.He May Not Want The Same Type of Commitment If you’ve found an older man who’s always been a bachelor and you’ve finally converted him – bingo!Women love to talk and often find that with life experience comes more stimulating conversation.A mature man will tell you about his worldly pursuits, he’ll dazzle you with his knowledge of everything from art to fine wine and his love of the finer things in life.Maturity means he’s experienced the world, he knows what he wants and most likely…he knows how to get it!