Dating older men article
I raised my hand, and she searched my face for the word she needed.He made the nurses giggle with slurred jokes about Snapchatting his experience in the endoscopy ward—funny, because Jack's never used Snapchat.“He’s such a hoot! Ten years ago, I couldn't have imagined settling down with a man 20 years my senior, “hoot” or not.
There’s also the social stigma, the difference in career phases, the fact that Boyz II Men brings him no childhood nostalgia whatsoever.His celebrity crush is Martha Stewart, and I have neither her bone structure nor her flair for miniature fruitcakes.But a year later, Jack stumbled upon a blog I wrote and sought me out to offer me a job.Popular theory suggests gold-digging is in effect, since older men presumably have greater financial security.But three years into my marriage, I’m still (happily) driving a 2004 Honda Element with 160,000 miles and a back door held shut with my German Shepherd’s leash.I worried that already living with Jack would torpedo our chance at love.
And I worked extra hard at my job in order to show the small-town-gossip set I wasn’t some floozy with a fetish for baby boomers.
While I’ll admit that it was Jack who introduced me to the joys of bottled wine over boxed and hotels over hostels, my husband is a guy who invests most of his money back into his business and his community—one of the reasons I fell for him—and I work hard to bring in my own.
Besides, recent research suggests it’s millennial who are most likely to marry for money.
It was here I discovered Jack’s bleeding heart for animals, his passion for restoring vintage typewriters, and his talent for narrating dull car trips with an uncanny Sean Connery impersonation.
Somewhere between copy-editing and cabernet, we became great friends..then more. I fretted for months over revealing my new relationship to my traditional parents, who were surprisingly alright with it.
“Your husband’s colonoscopy is done and he’s nearly ready to go home.” She walked me to where Jack, still loopy from anesthesia, chatted merrily with the surgery center staff, his naked butt exposed in his backless hospital gown.