So, I went on this great date last night. Everything was wonderful, he brought me flowers, there was good conversation, nice dinner with lots of laughs. He’s got a wonderful sense of humor, which tops the list of dating requirements for me. There was also a really nice kiss and a high comfort level in general. I didn’t know how old he was, we met through a work meeting, but the very oldest I would’ve imagined him to be would be early thirties. I’m 26. When I asked him how old he is, he told me he just turned 40! My jaw hit the floor, I would’ve never guessed it.
He’s a great guy and we get along wonderfully, but the age thing is a little weird. I know it shouldn’t matter but it just feels slightly…wrong. I can’t put my finger on it. It’s driving me nuts because he’s the first guy I’ve met who has had all of the components I look for: sense of humor, intelligence, ambition and physical attraction who has been interested in me for god knows how long and he’s 14 years my senior. We’re going out again next weekend and I’m looking forward to it and just hoping I get over this age thing.
So, who here has been in a May/December romance? How did it come about? How did your friends and family react? What obstacles did you face socially?