There are pros and cons to every relationship -- it's up to each party to decide if the relationship is worth the effort after considering the challenges they may face.It's possible that your family will have difficulty adjusting to and accepting your mate if he's close to your parents in age, or not far from it.The 21 century woman is able to handle and deal with a relationship that has a man old enough to be her father involved, yet, still gets to work her way around the relationship and make it flourish.But one thing should be brought to light -not every date with an older man will eventually last or be successful.Dating someone younger—whether you’re two or three years his senior or are talking cougar territory—certainly can work (look at Eva Longoria and her 4-years younger beau), but being an “older woman” in a relationship does tend to come with certain perks and downfalls.If you want to make things work, be sure you can handle the following. Men reach their sexual prime in their twenties due to a spike in testosterone, while women typically reach theirs in their 30s and 40s.If you’re in your 50’s and he’s in his 70’s, no big deal. You’ve both basically done all the personal growth you’re going to do.
“He’ll come up with creative date ideas that bring back romance and youth, and make you feel empowered and appreciated.”When you enter into a new relationship, it’s no secret you’re bringing former boyfriends along with you. “Men can have preconceived notions about women and relationships based on past experiences,” says Samantha Daniels, a professional matchmaker and president of Samantha's Table Matchmaking.his dry sense of humor kills you, and dang those eyes!And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.Some of these may include: financial constraints/ stability, the need for variation (dynamism), gaining experience, among a whole lot factors unmentioned.But albeit all these, there do exist certain pros and cons when it comes to dating older men. To cap it all up, I’ll say that no one relationship is predictable or perfect.