First Meet-Up: Where Is The Best Place To Take Your Young Chick On A First Date

When setting up a meeting between an older man and a younger woman, it’s important to know where to take her. If you decide to meet somewhere uncool or sketchy, she’ll probably never show up—and if she does show, she’s not the kind of girl you want to meet anyway.

Where is the best place to take a sugar baby?

The best place to take a sugar baby is a hotel bar. Keep it local—don’t make her feel afraid by asking her to meet somewhere out of her comfort zone. If you can, make sure it’s a 4 or 5 star hotel. This is a nice way to bring a lot of ambiance to the meeting with very little effort.

This is also a good way of having a drink at a bar, which girls are used to, but taking it out of her expectations. Most girls in their 20s don’t get taken to fancy hotel bars very often. Immediately, this puts the playing field in your favor, because she’ll be nervous and excited to be there.

Remember who you’re competing against: frat guys who would rather chug beer and don’t know how to order a nice martini.

Have a drink before she gets there.

This will help to calm your nerves. It also makes it look like you’re a man who can hold his liquor, not a drunk like the guys she’s usually used to going out with on a Friday night.

Remember your competition.

The best these girls can usually do, their next option after you, is a BUM guy. These guys can maybe afford to buy her a Bud Light during happy hour, and you’re sitting in a fancy hotel bar stirring a fancy drink. Whatever you order, do it confidently, though you shouldn’t over-drink.

You can do this. Don’t be afraid, your competition is off playing beer pong and doing chest-bumps with some other frat dude over football. The girls you’re meeting are the ones who are sick of these idiots. They want to find a real man who’s as different from those guys as possible. Already you’re in the lead, because you’re a totally different kind of guy. She wants that. Don’t feel insecure about your age.

Your age is why she wants you.

Older guys who try to act young are just pathetic, and no girl wants to date them. An older guy who acts refined and experienced, on the other hand, is something that drives girls nuts. Be the experienced guy who knows a thing or two about the world, not the sad old fart.

She is WAY more nervous than you are.

The girl you are meeting is younger, less mature, and in way over her head and out of her league…and she knows it. This is your KEY ADVANTAGE. She is coming to the table knowing that all she has is her looks, so she’ll probably be very nervous.

Don’t fuck it up.

Be confident. LEAD her. The flow of the conversation is up to you—it’s all in your court to seal the deal.

3 Types of Women To Avoid On Sugar Daddy Sites

Just because there are a lot of great women to meet on sugar daddy sites doesn’t mean there aren’t some to avoid. You can totally meet hot women in their 20s that want to hook up with older guys. However, you have to learn how to filter out the losers first.

There are three types of women on sugar daddy websites that aren’t worth spending your time on.

Once you learn to filter those out and see only the genuine article of girls who want to have a relationship with an older, experienced, established man, your search for the perfect sugar baby to hook up with will go much more smoothly. You just need to learn to spot the ones that aren’t worth spending your time chasing.
First, there are the escorts.

These are pretty easy to spot, once you learn how. Any girl that looks way too perfect, has an airbrushed photo, and is really cagey about what she wants in a man is probably an escort. An escort will try to make every guy feel like he could be her type, when a real younger woman who’s looking to have an older man in her life will be more specific.

Obviously, any mention of up-front payment will identify these women for what they really are right away. Don’t waste time with hookers and escorts, when we can show you how to hook up with gorgeous women in their 20s for cheap or free!

The second type of woman on the dating websites to avoid is the true gold digger.

They have done this before. Unlike the escorts that want to make every man feel like he could be her type, the gold digger will have a very detailed list of what she wants in a man.

You don’t want these women. They want to get your money, hands down. Some of them have made a career out of going from established man to established man, reeling them in for long enough to get their money. You want to be the one with the demands and the power in the relationship. There’s no reason to hand that power over to a girl that only wants to get her hands on your wallet—and most of them wind up being more expensive than the escorts anyway.

Any time a girl on one of these sites starts making demands of you or listing her “requirements” up front, ignore her. There are a hell of a lot more girls looking for established, refined men in their lives than there are gold diggers. You’ll be able to find someone to fulfill your every fantasy way easier than these gold diggers will find a man to be their personalized bank account. Unless you want to see a million shopping trips on your credit card and never get laid, give this kind of girl a huge pass.

The third type of girl to avoid on sugar daddy sites is the kind that always wanders into a bar by mistake. Yes, even on these sites, you get the fatties and fuglies.

For some reason, these girls that couldn’t even land a blind drunk guy at a bar on Friday nights seem to think they can get a guy to pay to be her sugar daddy. There’s no reason to waste time on these girls.

If the girl you’re looking at isn’t drop-dead gorgeous, she’s not worth your time. There are plenty of other girls around that ARE drop-dead gorgeous, and with our guides to making your profile on sugar daddy sites, you’ll have them falling all over themselves to eat out of the palm of your hand in no time.

Avoid Sugar Daddy Dating Scams Online

There are a lot of older guys who would do really well on sugar daddy dating sites, but they never go on those sites. One of the reasons, besides not having the right mindset for dating younger women, is because they’re afraid of scams.

It turns out, you’re totally right to be wary. A lot—and we mean a lot—of sugar daddy dating sites are basically just scams.

Just because many of the sites are scams doesn’t mean sugar daddy sites aren’t worth checking out.

You just need a guide to help you figure out which sites are real, and which are scams. One of the main reasons we made this site is because we kept getting scammed, and found out how to spot and avoid these online dating scams that are particular to sugar daddy websites.

What are some common sugar daddy dating scams?

The most popular scam is that instead of a hot younger girl looking for an older, established, refined guy, the girl will be a hooker or escort. This is really common. In fact, about 90% of the sugar daddy dating sites on the Internet are full of escorts and hookers, just trying to scam a quick john off of the sites, and they don’t even bother to hide it.

Another common scam is the fake profile.

These are also hookers and escorts, but these are the ones you want to watch out for most of all. Usually these have profiles set up by a pimp or madam, and they’re all done by Nigerian typists about ten thousand miles from any girl you might want to meet.

Fake pictures are pretty common.

We can teach you in our guide to avoiding scams on sugar daddy dating websites how to spot fake profiles and fake pictures. This can help you avoid really ugly hookers that use fake pictures, then hope the guys that show up are too desperate to leave without paying.

A lot of the girls on these websites are fat ugly girls with no life and a Wal-Mart job. Would you go home and fantasize about those girls? No? Then don’t settle for them on a sugar daddy website.

Our guide can help you get genuinely attractive women in their 20s

You don’t have to settle for the kind of scams sugar daddy websites offer. We’ll help you filter out the scam websites, and make sure you present yourself well enough that actual hot younger women are trying to date you.

In our guide, we filtered out all the websites that are chock-full of fat ugly girls and hookers and escorts. It’s easy to do, and we’ll show you how to make sure your lists are full of sexy women in their 20s who want to hook up with you.

Even if sugar daddy websites have a lot of hookers and escorts, and a lot of girls you wouldn’t ask out on the street, they can still be a gold mine for really hot girls looking for established, refined older men (don’t think of yourself as old, think of yourself as established and refined).

We can tell you how to filter these scams out in one minute.

It’s easier than you think to spot these girls. Let them take someone else for a ride. If you want to meet girls and hook up with them instead of emptying your wallet, keep reading this guide to learn how to filter out sugar daddy dating scams.

We can show you how to make sure the only girls that show up on your list are real hot younger women in their 20s who have a real liking for men in their 40s and older, and actually want to hook up with them.

Dating Younger Women Sugar Baby : Advanced Tactics For Men

First, you’ll need to understand what this guide can give you.

This is a tested (by real people, not by website staff) step-by-step method to find and attract younger women for men in their 40s and above.

We can help you find hot younger girls to hook up with. You don’t have to settle for older women if you’re an older guy. There are a hell of a lot of girls who love older men, especially if you know how to present yourself as a man with a lot of money and experience.

Note that we didn’t say you have to have a lot of money and experience. You just have to know how to LOOK like you do, and this guide can help you achieve that.

What is this guide designed to do?

We designed this guide specifically for men who want to hook up and get laid with younger women. It’s rough when you’re looking for short-term fun with younger girls and every guide just tells you how to find a wife or long-term relationship. Just to be clear, this guide is not for helping you find a wife, or a long-term relationship. It’s designed specially for men over 40 who want to have a steady stream or parade of hot young girls in their lives, whenever and however they want.

How can this guide help me?

A lot of older guys are really into younger women, but don’t know how to go about attracting them. They think that just because they’re older, or maybe have a good amount of cash, that younger women will just flock to them.

This can be a dangerous mistake

If you don’t know how to properly find and make yourself attractive to hot younger women, you’re wasting your time. There are a lot of great websites for guys looking to meet attractive younger women, but you have to know which ones are helpful, and which ones are just going to take your money. This site can help you out.

Not only can we help you realize which sites to use, we can help you create the “George Clooney Effect.” Basically, the sugar babies, or hot young girls looking to score with sexy older men, are looking for a particular kind of guy. George Clooney is the best example, because he’s a pretty handsome dude, but he’s got some laugh lines, some gray in his hair, and women still line up around the block for him, even the hot young ones.

This guide can teach you how to appeal to that group of girls.

It’s not that hard to come off looking like the George Clooney type on websites. We can show you how to appeal to girls looking for exactly that kind of man, and keep their interest for long enough to seal the deal.

In this guide to dating younger women, we’ll show you first which sites to subscribe to in order to get the most for your money. This important step can really set you off on the wrong foot if you do it wrong, so getting it right the first time can lead to much better success with your sugar daddy tactics.

Next, we’ll show you how to set up your profile. There are some very easy tips and tricks for doing this that help you look very attractive to the kinds of girls you want to meet, without having to put a lot of effort in.

Master the art of the email.

After finding a website and setting up your profile, it can be nerve-wracking to contact a girl for the first time. Fortunately, our guide includes all the advice you need to send the first contact.

Learn where to meet.

When you’re looking into how to be a sugar daddy, knowing where to take your new hot sugar baby can be intimidating. You don’t want to scare her off, but you don’t want to come across as boring or typical, either. Our guide helps tell you exactly where to take your girls for maximum success.

We’ve compiled our guides into 11 handy pages for you to read, all ready to help you start introducing yourself to hot young women just looking to get busy with an older guy.

  1. What You’re Looking To Come Off As On Sugar Daddy Dating Sites
    Young women respond to a SPECIFIC type of personality when it comes to older men. Learn what this person is and how to emulate it
  2. Avoid Sugar Daddy Dating Scams
    There are a ton of dating scams that are designed to separate you from your money online. Find out what to watch out for here.
  3.  Creating The Perfect Profile To Attract Younger Women
    What to aim for to maximize your chances of getting replies back to your emails by writing the right things in your dating profile.
  4. Your Profile Picture: Which Pictures Work For Dating Younger Women
    Not all profile pictures are created equal. A good profile picture will mean the difference between getting responses and getting none at all.
  5.  How To Describe Yourself To Attract Younger Women
    Discusses in more detail what persona you should aim for at creating when using online dating sites to date younger women.
  6. Understanding The Sugar Daddy Dating Site Mathematical Advantage
    This is the main reason you have “an edge” on specific dating sites. The math works out in your favor, but ONLY if you use the right type of dating site.
  7. Types Of Young Women To Avoid On Sugar Daddy Sites
    Spot and avoid women that waste your time, or try to scam you quickly. Learn to spot fakes, flakes and scammers in an instant!
  8.  The Rules For Interacting With Young Sugar Babies
    There are some thing you should do, and others you should not do when dating younger women. Here’s the right way to interact with the women in your life.
  9. First Meet Up: Where Is The Best Place To Take Your Young Chick On a Date
    Outlines where to go and what to do on your first date with younger women.
  10.  Closing The Deal: From First Date To Sex QUICK
    Tactics on moving from the date to sex quickly.
  11. Sugar Baby Gift Etiquette: Get Her Gifts That Look Expensive & Exotic On A Shoestring Budget
    Tactics to appear ultra-generous on a (very) small budget. Discusses when it’s proper to give gifts, and how you can do it on the cheap!

Sugar Baby Gift Etiquette: Get Her Gifts That Look Expensive & Exotic On A Shoestring Budget

0-oo2NbYKq0m6QMkgqNow we’re into the part that makes a lot of men leery of trying to meet younger women. The parts about meeting and impressing a girl are all well and good, but what do you do when it comes to actually giving the kinds of gifts that sugar babies will expect? After all, you did meet her on a sugar daddie dating website!

We’ve got you covered.

It is totally possible to give a nice gift that looks excellent, exotic, and hard to find to your sugar baby. The trick is remembering that the girls you’re meeting aren’t just there for the money—they’re coming for the experience, the lifestyle, the feeling of dating an older, successful, experienced, refined man exactly like you are.

You’re giving the experience—not the money.

With that in mind, it makes it a lot easier to get your sugar baby something that speaks of everything you want to convey about your life. Here’s how you go about getting her a gift.

Go to etsy.com.

If you don’t know etsy, it’s a site where people can sell their handmade crap. A lot of them do custom work.

Jewelry is always the best idea. This is true for buying things for sugar babies, and it doesn’t really matter what kind you get. You can get stuff for really cheap, usually under $10, that looks exotic and interesting.

It doesn’t have to look fancy.

Remember, it’s all about the attitude, and the lifestyle you’re selling. A collection of beads and shells and cheap stones is fine, as long as it doesn’t look mass-produced. Now, after you find the jewelry for probably about the same price as a good cup of coffee, here’s the important part.

Sell her a story.

Tell her that the jewelry was bought on a boating trip to a remote South Asian island. Bali is a nice suggestion. Anywhere in Indonesia or the Philippines will work.

She won’t see it as a piece of cheap jewelry. Girls have great imaginations. She’ll be thinking of how great it would be to go boating with this smart, rich, successful man, not about whether the piece of jewelry is any good. If it falls apart, you can just shrug. It’s not your fault it wasn’t well-made.

It’s best if you have a story ready before you give it to her. Don’t go overboard and say some kid gave it to you as a reward from saving him from drowning or anything. Stick to something believable, like that you were out boating all day and stopped at a little island and saw a local market.

The authenticity is key.

If you can sell this jewelry as a piece of your life, instead of just a piece of plastic and shells, you’ve got her right where you want her. She’ll be too busy thinking about the cool places you two can go, the life she could live, and the amazing things she’ll get to see and do to focus on exactly what kind of jewelry you gave her.

Some good choices include bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. To be adventurous, go for an anklet or toe rings. These seem a little more exotic and interesting to a girl that comes from a background without much culture or money

The Truth About Older Men Love Dating Younger Women

This montwomenoldermenh Austin-based profressional matchamker and relationship expert Julia McCurley weighs in on what we all see among the wealthy: younger women attracted to older men. Long a staple in many cultures, McCurley examines the basis of how it really works.

The first thought that comes to many women’s minds when they think of older men dating younger women is that men might only be interested in eye candy and in perpetuating the illusion of their own youth. For some men, this may be true, yet I have found that the attraction is a little more complicated than that.

Older men love dating younger women because of three primary reasons.

1. Younger women may be more sexually attractive to them.

2, Younger women help older men feel more youthful.

3. Younger women idolize older men and do not call them on their issues like an older woman might.

These are all the stereotypical reasons that come to mind to some people think older men love to date younger woman. According to famed psycholigist Abraham Maslow, there are five basic human needs experienced to varying degrees by all of us. However, some of us have higher needs than others genetically at different developmental stages in our lives. Here is some food for thought in regards to that.

First is the survival need, which encompasses the need to stay alive with food, clothing and shelter but it also includes the psychological needs to feel safe and secure. Younger women are often looking for a sense of security that an older man can provide. Older men love dating younger women because the level of security they can offer a younger woman satisfies her in ways it might not an older partner he might seek.

The next need is connection. We all have a need to be connected to other people. Some of us need that more than others. This is a need that is different for men and women at different stages in their lives. Young adult women typically have a larger need for connection. While they will create careers, their main focus is their relationship and creating a family. Young adult men, on the other hand, are most focused on the need for significance. They have relationships and start families but their primary focus is figuring out a way to make it in the world. In young adult relationships, these needs are often in conflict, as the woman wants more intimacy and quality time and the younger man is instead focused on work and building his career.

The next need is freedom. People with high freedom needs do best in relationships with someone else who also possesses a high freedom need. Another reason older men love dating youger women is because even though she is focused on connection, she might be willing to allow an older man freedom in exchange for the security and the attention he gives her when they are together. This ofte creates a win/win arrangement for both.

The fourth need is fun. A younger woman still has a keen sense of energetic fun whereas an older woman may have transitioned into meeting her fun need with her children or having a quieter kind of fun. This younger, energetic kind of fun is attractive to an older man who may be feeling his mortality and seeking a bit more fun than he’s had in his past relationships.

Older men date younger women for many reasons. Some of the relationships last, some don’t. Here’s why.

1. Fantasy love fades. Usually within a year. At first, the older man is in love with her looks and youthful spirit. Eventually, he realizes all they have in common is a roof over their heads, and he’ll be off to look for a relationship with substance he might not thought he found with a younger woman.

2. Older men may say they feel younger, but dating younger women won’t make them younger. No matter how hard older men try to make the wrinkles disappear, the darn things keep showing up in the mirror.

3. Older men and younger women utilize each other, similar to a business arrangement. He has money, assets, power, and security; she has youth and beauty. If the money runs out, or someone richer comes along, she may break the lease, leaving him with an empty wallet and his arms around a tree trying to survive the storm the relationship may have created.

4. OK, maybe she’s not using him. Perhaps she loves him because he’s more patient, laid back, mature, gentle, and understanding than men her age. Still, she’s likely considered his financial attribute at some point. Rarely do I see younger women with destitute older men. Do you?

What matters most to all people is love, no matter what the age or circumstance. With more love in your life, there will be more life in your love.

Why some women prefer Older Men for Dating or Marriage

8287570_f260_副本There are many celebrity married couples where the man is old enough to be the father of the woman. Whether it is younger woman dating older man, older women dating younger men or women getting attracted to already married men, society does not look kindly at the woman in such relationships. Those women are often branded as gold diggers, cougars or the other woman whereas the man in the relationship would be called a ‘stud’ or ‘hero’. While I am not supportive of those ladies who ruin the homes of other woman or those men who leave their wives for younger women, I would give the benefit of doubt for those single women in the other categories that they may have been genuinely in love.

Reasons Why some women prefer Older Men for Dating or Marriage

There may be many reasons why a younger woman may prefer to choose an older man. Some of them can be because

  • They may be more matured and responsible.
  • Older men mostly have established Careers or Business which gives the financial stability and comforts a lady desire.
  • Older men tend to be more caring and may pamper her more and also be an authority figure in her life who takes change of things better.
  • They are more reliable and disciplined compared to their young counterparts.
  • They also seem to be more devoted to their partners and normally do not run around flirting or sleeping around with several women.
  • They are more sexually experienced and know to please their partner.
  • They are also knowledgeable because of their own experiences about what makes a relationship work and do not commit the mistakes younger men does.
  • An Older Man may not possess the energy of his younger counterpart and thereby need not be pleased sexually on a daily basis which most woman consider as a positive thing.
  • He also may not want children from you as he might already have some which is definitely a plus for a career oriented woman.
  • He is more knowledgeable because of his age and because of this wisdom he can teach her and make her feel more secure and confident.

If it is not his Qualities which make a younger woman drawn to him then may beshe is genuinely in love with him. And love is blind, isn’t it? If it is not love that has attracted her to him then may be she is a Gold Digger who is after his money. What do you think?

10 Advantages Of Dating Older Men

screen-shot-2015-01-11-at-1-02-34-pmYoung women often get tired of the let down that comes from dating men their age. There are too many fleeting, career-minded gents who are simply looking to have a little fun until they are ready to have a genuine relationship. Although society generally accepts the younger woman/older man duo, these relationships can be taboo. But what do we do when men our age are constantly letting us down? If you’re tired of waiting around for a “good guy,” you might want to explore another age group: the older man. Here are 10 things you can expect from these ripe gents:

He knows he is

You will know who he is and what he wants right from the get go. He knows what he likes and doesn’t like, but he is open minded enough to go with the flow. His ease and confidence will be a breath of fresh air.

He doesn’t mind the bush

Goodbye shaving, waxing and plucking. Older men grew up in a different generation when the bush was sexy. He’ll go down on you without question. You’ll feel more like a “natural woman” which will be liberating and free. He appreciates your girl parts just the way they are.

He is financially secure

Older men are financially secure. Even if they are not rich, they know where there money is, and this won’t be an issue. You won’t have to worry about contributing to the bill even on the 5th date. If you choose to, it’s because YOU CHOOSE TO out of fairness and equality, not because his courtship grace period is over.

You will never hear, “I have to focus on my career right now”

The older man is settled. He has made a career in this field or the other. He is free to focus on you, his interests and desires and, eventually, your mutual plans. How liberating would it be to be with a man who can focus on the relationship irrespective of whatever else is going on in his life?
If you are indecisive, he’ll choose (and it’ll be great)

Older men have been around the block. They know great places to eat, drink and socialize. No more walking around the East Village for an hour trying to figure out where to sit down for a good conversation.

Sex will be like making love each time

No more questioning whether or not he’ll hold your hand or introduce you to his friends. Sex will be intimate. He will kiss you, look you in the eyes when he’s inside you and tell you how beautiful you are. He will know how to touch you so that you enjoy sex just as much as he does. He will appreciate each time he gets to sleep with you because he looks at it as an experience, not an adventure.

He appreciates your depth

Older men genuinely enjoy good conversation. It is not an arbitrary dating ritual. He wants to hear about your career, ideas and adventures. It turns him on just as much as your physical appearance. So speak up on these dates!

He appreciates your youth

Confident older men want to keep in the now. They want to surround themselves with vibrant people because it keeps them youthful. When people approach middle age, it is easy to coast through life and be comfortable with what they’ve built for themselves. If a man is dating a younger woman, chances are he is looking to maintain his youth. You keep them feeling alive and inspired which, in return, makes you feel deeply desired.

He knows how to handle his family

It can be tricky introducing your significant other to the family for the first time especially if you’ve only done it once or twice before. Older men are well aware of their family’s dynamics, and he knows how to navigate through landmines and awkwardness when a new spouse is introduced. You won’t feel the pressure because he’ll be like a magician, handling the tough nuances without you even knowing he’s doing it.
He will show you places and things you never thought existed

With age comes experience. This is no secret. If you have an adventurous spirit and you’re curious about the world, let him show you the ropes. You may find yourself in a country you didn’t even know was on the map or in a workman’s shop that makes customary doorknobs for country homes. The older man doesn’t just know the streets of your city; he knows the back alleys as well. Let him show you the world.

If you find yourself uninspired by the oh-so familiar dating dynamics of your age group, try an older gent. This may not be the guy you see yourself marrying and having kids with, but it’ll sure be a low-risk adventure that you’ll never forget. TC mark

5 Considerations for older men younger women dating

timthumbA middle-aged man dating a much younger woman has long been thought of in American culture as a classic sign of midlife crisis. In some circles, dating a younger woman is a status symbol. Men aren’t the only ones who date younger people, though, and the archetype of the “cougar”—an older woman dating a younger man—is rapidly becoming a part of the public consciousness. Same-sex couples sometimes feature a significant age gap as well.

Although comedians joke about these relationships, a significant age difference doesn’t make a relationship any less real or meaningful, though it may create some challenges that don’t exist when romantic partners are close in age. Navigating the social ramifications of your relationship while struggling with generation gaps can be tough, but a significant age difference can give you the chance to consider new perspectives and appreciate the offerings of a different generation.

Know When the Difference Is Too Large
Love can be fickle, and we don’t always fall for the right people. Sometimes a significant age gap makes a relationship impossible. No matter how real your feelings are, getting involved with someone under the age of 18 can lead to serious legal trouble.

Even if you’re legally in the clear, a large age difference can undermine the long-term viability of your relationship. If you want to have children, you’ll have to consider whether fertility will be an issue and whether you or your partner will be around long enough to help raise your kids. Age differences can also mean significant differences in lifestyle. If you have an established career but your partner is still living with his or her parents, you could be in for a rocky ride.

Understand Your Reasons
Before you begin a relationship with someone much younger or older than you, it’s important to make a careful assessment of your motivations. Love knows no age, but if you date only people who are members of a different generation, it might reveal something about your approach to relationships. While people who date only people much younger or older than them owe no one an explanation, it may be helpful to consider underlying reasoning. Some who date only much older people may be seeking a parental figure more than a romantic partner. They may be insecure about finances and thus want to be with someone established in his or her career. If you have a history of dating people who are significantly younger than you, maybe you like feeling like your partner admires your experience, or perhaps you’re just not physically attracted to other people your age. A significant age difference doesn’t necessarily mean there’s anything wrong, but a long-standing pattern is always worth examining.

Be Prepared to Handle Generational Differences
No matter how understanding you are, it’s likely that you’re going to bump up against some generational differences. You might have different political views, find each other’s music obnoxious, or have no understanding of historical events that profoundly influenced your partner’s life. Bridge this difference by probing deeper and making a concerted effort to understand your partner’s viewpoint. A big age difference provides you with valuable opportunities to learn about alternative perspectives and experiences.

Know How to Handle Criticism
The odds are good that some people are going to disagree with your choices in romantic partners, no matter how perfect your relationship is. With close friends and family, this may mean making an effort to explain why you’re in love with the person and not with his or her age. But be prepared for snide, inconsiderate remarks. Getting into constant arguments about your partner’s age is no way to live, so plan a simple—and ideally polite—response that shuts down further discussions of your partner’s age.

Don’t Harp on Age Differences
Although age differences can create some challenges in your relationship, focusing too much on age can backfire. While you need to be understanding of generational differences, attributing every disagreement to your partner’s age can leave you both feeling self-conscious and misunderstood. If you frequently tell your partner his or her age doesn’t matter, your partner might end up feeling like age is a significant issue, or even that you’re in the relationship specifically because of the age difference. Don’t let age dominate your relationship, and address it only when it is truly relevant.