When you do your thing, such as pursue your favorite athletic interests, forms of entertainment, education, or career path, you will give your older man space to do his thing too. When you talk about these things, it emphasizes the age difference and creates an awkward feeling for both of you. Some men, especially men at the height of their career, often need space to just figure out their next move in life or how to resolve work-related problems. This goes hand in hand with point number two. You go through ups and downs and you learn to navigate through various obstacles to move forward.
Dating is difficult.
5 Helpful Tips for Dating Older Men
All Rights Reserved. Or, in Jess's Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet case, don't ask about his health: You go through ups and downs and you learn to navigate through various obstacles to move forward. Also remember that older men will have the same dilemma with any references you make — they may make them feel old and distant from you. And this puts you right in the bucket to consider dating an older man.