I also worry about the stigma of dating a much older man and the potential assumptions and labels friends and peers might put on our relationship. Share your experience in the comments below! You may unsubscribe at any time. The same goes for having sex with him. Allow me to expose the lurid details of dating an older man. More From Thought Catalog.
She expects me to do so, too.
The Perks—and Challenges—of Dating a Much Older Man
I find it difficult to explain to people how my relationship came to be. At the risk of this sounding like a writing sample for Hallmark—we should be accepting relationships for what they are: The shadow of potential stigma is a serious roadblock in your mind. By subscribing, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement. If your family is fairly protective, especially your dad, it can be a pretty nerve-racking conversation.