May-December romances are frequently misunderstood. When you're dating someone older, people might assume that the dynamic of the relationship is unhealthy or fundamentally unequal. To learn more about what these relationships are really like, ATTN: Courtney Croft, a year-old Nashville-based anthropologist married to a year-old man, explained that while she and her partner didn't encounter too many problems in their personal lives, other people didn't always react well to their relationship. It really weirded people out.
2. Just because they are older, it doesn't mean they are going to pay for everything.
My husband is eleven years older than me. Occasionally, when I mention this, people seem surprised. 'That's a big gap' people will often say. As of now, your dating life may not have expanded much beyond your year in college, peers at work, or the parameters you've set for yourself. Dating someone who's older than you is not a bad thing at all, yet there can be some negative aspects which accompany it - all things which, of course, are.