Dating an older guy tips
I filed both of these under “things you can only appreciate while middle-aged.” But despite the age difference (and his idiosyncrasies) we had some things in common.
For instance, we were both making our first attempts at writing books.
Musk has taken to crying in media interviews and smoking weed live on camera (Grimes is undoubtedly ahead of him in emotional maturity, then). But how do such relationships stand up in the post-Me Too age, where issues of power imbalances are more discussed and understood than ever. Does the trophy wife – the young arm candy - reflect even slightly well anymore?
Women have always been skeptical, but now I’d say other men wouldn’t look at some 60-year-old with a 30-year-old girlfriend with too much envy either. Set your Guardian Soulmate settings to 32 and above.
But generational differences are an easy scapegoat, especially when you’re not in the mood for introspection.
I wanted some insight on age gaps, so I called my friend Chelsea Fairless, a 33-year-old designer and one half of beloved IG account @everyoutfitonsatc.
There’s an age-old rule that an acceptable age to date is half your own plus seven. It’s the Johnsons of the world that need reminders that anyone under 30 probably has enough on their plate, what with the pressure of a lifetime of renting and the impending doom of Brexit to have time to bat away riled up old guys. Johnson and Musk are more similar than one would presume.Neither men looks like they’re in the best headspace. “She was a young and frisky animal,” reminds Wolfe.There’s a 24-year age gap – one year shorter than his marriage to Wheeler. Yes, the younger woman is as signature to the insubstantial, powerful man as a bad haircut.