With each woman I dated, things ended as quickly as they began.In hindsight, the only thing I was clear on regarding the women I described was that I wanted to date and was initially attracted to them. It is a fairly accurate measurement that describes where you have been and what is left in front of you.Age is the vehicle by which we experience common milestones in life.These milestones give us the ability to relate to one another.He lives in an expensive house and makes great money. Some friends and I were talking about a couple we know.He lives in an expensive house and makes great money. Some people will say love is where you find it and age is just a number.” I waited as David scrawled something down on a piece of paper and tore it up into several smaller pieces. They said things like, “I am a pedophile,” “I was convicted of manslaughter,” “I was previously married” and “I lied about my age.”“I want you to put these in order of how bad you think they are,” he said.As my hand hovered between pedophilia and multiple rape charges – my mind already planning my cab ride to JFK – I lost it and told him he had to just come out and tell me.“I’m actually 45,” he said.
Both parties would have to be very self-assured and comfortable with their own identities.
There is a reason that most couples today do not have a significant age difference. I found that with younger women, I felt attracted but bored.
Consider that over the last one hundred years, the average age difference between married couples is 3.5 years. With older women it was just the opposite — I was interested but did not feel attracted to them.
During our Q & A, while the recorder was still running, David invited me to a barbecue.
Being an unprofessional poker reporter, I said yes.