Your family members may have issues in the beginning, but over time they too will see that the two of you make each other happy and will ultimately accept the relationship.
As you are aging you may begin to feel insecure that he will begin to find you unattractive.
As long as both people keep an open line of communication and respect each other, there is no reason a relationship between an older woman and younger man can’t work out.
Don’t put an expiration date on your relationship, unless a short fling is what you’re looking for.
Society is becoming more accepting of seeing older women with younger men, but there will still be some people who make “jokes” that are hurtful or eyebrows that will be raised.
Men are attracted to confident women regardless of their age. Younger women tend to have more insecurities as they are still figuring out their place in the world, drawn to dating “bad boys” and are more likely to play games with the men that they date.
Are you interested in a fling, a committed long-term relationship or friends with benefits?
If you don’t know what you’re looking for, you won’t know if the man you’re dating is the right fit.
Justin Lehmiller, a social psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University in his blog, the Psychology of Human Sexuality.
There are even more resources available beyond the information we’ve summarized in our post, and some excellent books have been written on the subject of being an older woman who is dating or wants to date a younger man.