My friend’s 45-year-old boss charmed me and showed me the benefits of going older.Fancy dinners, cocktail parties, opening doors, picking me up, checking in on a regular basis, and confidently speaking of a serious future together were only some of the perks.The most important thing I’ve discovered is that dating older men is the antidote to modern dating’s notorious disappointments.Dating older men turned out to be the answer to my dating problems, and this changeover solved every dating frustration.Not a bad card to whip out of your back pocket when you want him to crack a smile in the middle of an argument.But not only this, it’s reassuring to know that with this age gap between the two of you, he’ll be less likely to entertain the ‘grass is always greener’ mentality and he’ll have less of a wandering eye.In the last four years I’ve dipped in and out of singlehood, never shying away from meeting (and dating) new people, and I’ve learned a lot along the way. I personally date men who are a minimum of 10 years older than me, and the oldest I dated was 21 years older.
Here are 5 major benefits of dating older men: When you’re dating men in their 20s and 30s, they still have so much to learn.Unless they somehow managed to build their empires from their mom’s basement, chances are pretty solid that men in their 40s have also had their fair share of partners.They’ve had their fair share of crazy (and sane) exes, they’ve experienced heartbreak and they’ve been heartbreakers. They’re done with the bar scene (for the most part) with their best partying years behind them, they’re starting to feel their age, and they don’t have very much of that fear of missing out.So, if you’ve had bad luck in dating, I guess I’m wondering – have you stopped to think that maybe it’s time to check a new pool (*cough* older men) in order to find that elusive Mr. Men in their 40s are the best kept secret for any millennial woman looking for a serious man who will actually check off all the boxes.These men have checked off certain important milestones in their lives in order to be a well-rounded, whole person who is completely ready for a relationship. High standards, high self-worth and high expectations are all crucial, and older men are the ones who will live up to those ideals.Older men worked hard in their 20s and 30s so that they could enjoy the finer things in their 40s.