Dating man 16 years older than me
We talk in terms of a permanent "we"—weshould buy a house, we want to live by the ocean at some point in our lives.That said, while I know our love is real, because of the age difference and kids question, we're both skittish about talking about the future in definite terms. But I am also Although it's cliché, he loves like he can't get hurt, and seeing that has taught me a lesson I needed to learn.In general, he's good at making things workin a way that always surprises me.
Whenever I thought about getting a pet, I'd always think, Mike helped me realize that none of those questions mattered—yes, it was good to know we could take care of her and had some stability, but that we'd always figure out a way to make things work.
He obliged, and as we clinked glasses, I guessed he was in his early 30s.
Meanwhile, I wanted to slide under the table and disappear. At the party, I flirted with the handsome man making a rum and coke in the kitchen, asking if he could whip one up for me, too.
Three years ago, Mike and I met at a coworker's engagement party.
It wasn't until the next day that my friend revealed he was only 25.