There are enough hurdles to making a relationship work, however old you are, so why let age add more stress?
If you don’t make it an issue, chances are it won’t be.
I offered them our spare bedroom (my husband, not very helpfully, had told the children that ‘Grandma’ was coming to stay) but they declined and opted to stay in a bed-and-breakfast down the road.
‘What you don’t understand,’ he told me, ‘is that it does not look good for me to have grandchildren at my wedding.’In 2005, with the wedding fast approaching, my father excitedly told me over the phone all about the preparations — how they were hand- sewing thousands of sequins on to Sufan’s dress and how there would be three bridesmaids and a whole host of festivities including ceremonial Fijian dancers.
Don’t let her take advantage of you …Unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship.
You’ve been on this earth for longer, remember, and you should have learnt by now that you deserve someone who is more impressed by the size of your heart than your wallet.
But just because you were her age once, it doesn’t mean that dating a young woman is always plain sailing. Whatever the age gap, here’s how to date a younger women successfully. Youth might imply less experience, but it doesn’t mean a lack of empathy, nous and emotional intelligence.
And remember, it's kind of sexy when a man feels empowered enough to discuss his feelings.