My new tall, dark and handsome boyfriend was standing across the room looking so fine in his shirt; I couldn’t take my eyes off him. Meanwhile, I was at the snack table and before I could curse myself for leaving him to go in for another cheesy cracker, I was accosted by a buddy’s wife I barely knew, a bitch named Sue. I wanted to say something like, “He’s not as old as those frown lines make you look,” or “He has the biggest d**k I’ve ever seen!
It was my pal’s birthday party and the first time I had ever dragged my latest man-friend out with my buddies. ” Anything that would shut her up and let me enjoy my prized romance.
But I wasn’t some gold digger trying to claw at his cash account, or even a woman with daddy issues.
I just thought he was the hottest, funniest man I’d ever met.
What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married?
Or, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are 25 years apart in age?
Dating older men can be an experience unto itself and comes with perks you may have never imagined before.
He was more exciting to be with than any of the 20-something guys I knew.
And before I even knew what a great screw he was, I was already smitten with his wit and the way he filled out a pair of pants. Should I really have let 15 years come between me and happiness, just so I could avoid judgment from girls like Sue?
I really should have answered her question with the long list of truly great things about dating an older man.
George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town.