This may explain why we are so clueless at what we are doing in bed, but we act like we know. Some people turn into a completely different person when they are drunk.
Let the other person learn about you while you're sober, before you get wasted with them. I've always been the type of guy who appreciates a natural look as it is, and when a girl does her makeup well, the results can be magical.
You also have the added distress of hearing your daughter recite the Oath of the Gullible, also known as a list of excuses for someone -- and of knowing she has a ready-made reason to tune you out.
"They're just freaked by his age," she'll tell anyone with ears. Namely, speak up again -- but with careful respect for your daughter's autonomy and judgment.
In previous decades, being gay seemed to eradicate (for a while anyway) social distinctions — class, money and employment status.
This may explain why we are so clueless at what we are doing in bed, but we act like we know. It's nice to hear nothing but your lover's breath against the backdrop of the evening or early morning.
You can be making a total mistake, but as long as you're confident, it will turn out okay.
The older man might feel he has an improved “stud-like” status and the woman may feel she has established herself at a higher level.
OK, she might be classed as a gold digger, but it’s an accepted and well-trodden path. In my dating life, prior to marrying my husband, I was always attracted to and dated older men.