But in the end, he was controlling

Dating someone 18 years older

You have some living to do

Being straightforward goes a long way. Most somethings will tell you that the age difference is much less an issue in your forties. So two things I see happening to other women to watch out for. It was all about what he liked. All our friends were his friends.

Especially if those things are free. She just wanted to explore and do more, more, more, rather than less. It was hard because I constantly was comparing my life to the life he and his friends were living.

It was the best gift anyone has given me. It was just a symptom of the different places they were in their lives and what they wanted. He was just dressing me up and showing me off and wanting me to be there for him at all times.

It was a

Case in point, a year old woman who started her own business and felt wise beyond her years and a year-old man. Trust me, I learned the hard way. Get to know your own body. There is a big difference between a year-old male who has experienced life changes and challenges that have made him mature and one who has only been responsible to himself.

It was a constant struggle. You have some living to do. Feel free to encourage an opportunity for the both of you to cook together. While I love me some him, my partner has no problem with chilling indoors all day, catching up on his taped shows and eating the same rice dish every week. She got the bug and wanted to go out, he wanted to go home.

But in the end, he was controlling. We have a lot in common and we get along really well.

Early on I used to have a fit every week about what he could do to make more time for me, but at a certain point, after some compromising, you end up just trying to be supportive and patient. Hit up a cute wine bar and talk about more than work.