Sick of younger guys who can barely bother to carry on a decent conversation unless it involves the words "beer" and "pong"? Yeah, me too. That means it's time to go outside your age bracket and find yourself an older guy to date.
Dating older men (not, I should clarify, OLD men) can be a totally amazing experience. Here are some reasons why dating an older man can be awesome.
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One word: established. Sure, dating a young guy can be fun -- until you realize the guy's a flake, he's still reliving his college years, and he calls you "dude" because he can't remember your name. Older men, well, they know what they want, they've got it, and they have roots. Roots, as long as we're not talking about hair dye, are a great thing, especially when it comes to serious dating.
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An older man is also going to be a well-read conversationalist. That means you don't have to sit there pretending to be interested in the latest score some young dude got while playing a video game. You can actually talk to an older guy about interesting things, which is one of the key components of a great relationship.
An older guy also has a career -- not a job. Sure it's nice to date a guy who has a job and all (as opposed to living at home with his parents), but most of us don't develop real careers until we're a little bit older (women too). Dedication to a career path is important because it means that he's got stability and a vision for the future.
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One of the best perks of older guys is that he's been around the block; sexually that is. And while you probably don't want to sit around discussing past lovers (unless you're a masochist), it's good to climb into bed with a guy who knows how to please a woman.
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Written by Aunt Becky on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.
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