Older men dating younger women jokes
Now our May-December romance turned into what everyone thought was a shotgun wedding, and then we got some serious questions, slanted looks, and not so friendly responses.
At this point, his family and close friends were starting to get concerned, and, of course, thought I was pregnant.
But, the different decade part does become evident at times.
Like when he listens to music that I’ve never heard of before or when he talks about TV shows and old commercials or even slang sayings that use to be popular. They’re closer in age than my husband and me, and they have a lot of that kind of stuff in common.
It’s just like other judgmental stares and opinions people form when they see couples together from different religions, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
At first, his friends and coworkers would make comments like you “cradle snatcher” or “you’re really robbing the cradle with this one.” People say these things as innocent jokes, but they certainly aren’t complimentary terms.
Marriages with large age gaps are associated with gloomy statistics that almost guarantee you’ll end up in divorce.
That drained us emotionally, physically, and financially.
When one of us is feeling down or doubtful the other one seems to be feeling motivated and upbeat.
Braving "robbing the cradle" jokes, almost one-third of women between ages 40 and 69 are dating younger men (defined as 10 or more years younger).
According to a recent AARP poll, one-sixth of women in their 50s, in fact, prefer men in their 40s.