While the partners fit together perfectly when it comes to goals, interests, and maturity, the world seems to be against them. Looking at the advantages as well as the disadvantages of entering into an age-gap relationship, this article concludes that such relationship can work.
Motives An older gay guy may be attracted to a much younger guy because of his vitality, energy, and youth.
Mind-reading and making assumptions only leads to misunderstandings and potential conflicts.
Learn to be assertive and ask directly for what you want. Periodically have a “check-in” with your partner to reexamine how the relationship is going and how satisfied you and your partner are.
Jimmy and Randy are very much in love and have been together for more than a year. There seems to be a problem, though: Jimmy is 23 and Randy is 40.
The big age gap is driving people surrounding Jimmy crazy, especially his family who strongly opposes their plan to move in together.
On the other hand, the younger guy may be looking at his partner’s maturity and how he’s more settled.
One of the largest online dating apps for Gay singles on Facebook with over 25 million connected singles, First Met makes it fun and easy for mature adults to meet Gay people.A common concern is being left for an older or younger guy.If this relationship is to work, you must overcome jealousy. Age isn’t necessarily the issue, but how you’re willing to deal such issues as motives for the relationship, goals in life, emotional baggage, and jealousy.When this occurs, strive to bring more creativity and vitality into your relationship and sex life to spice things up. A real advantage of gay relationships is the ability to be flexible with life roles and not to have to ascribe to traditional sex role stereotypes commonly held in heterosexual relationships.Negotiate such roles and tasks openly and freely with your partner, acknowledging areas of strength and talent in this decision-making. Avoid letting disagreements turn into ugly verbal battles where things could be said that are later regretted.
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