When we disagreed, he would listen to my side but ultimately say he knew better as he had more life experience. It leads to an understanding, caring and responsive atmosphere in the relationship, thanks to increase in oxytocin levels, a neuro-chemical that promotes trust and affection. After all, growing up, I thought this was something men were supposed to do if they really cared about you. He owned his own company and was the boss in so many aspects of his life. In fact, expensive weddings are more associated with higher divorce rates.
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Dating a Guy Double Your Age
In the beginning, I was understanding without question - who was I to say anything when I had no idea what it was like to be a parent? He's what and who I now know that I want. He was more than two decades my senior, but I never even thought about it. I knew of him. Tall, challenging, clever, irritatingly good looking. But after our first real conversation, I knew I was in deep, deep trouble.