Dating a guy eight years older
Dating a guy eight years older - 100 derby dating
champagne and therefore spent way more time dancing to Blank Space and dipping cheese in ranch dressing and virtually no time talking to my soon-to-be boyfriend.
It wasn’t because I wasn’t attracted to him (I was!When we first met it was a minor adjustment, in the initial dating period it didn’t matter at all, and now that we’re settled into a serious and committed relationship the difference is more substantial.Jordan wants to buy a house, while I’m still feeling stoked to have my own apartment.), but rather that I couldn’t imagine our lives would mesh well together.I was a full time nanny, he was the owner of a construction company.It helps that I am “), but I’ve learned a few lessons that transcend my relationship and apply to anyone dating someone outside of the realm of “someone they could have known in high school” (that is plus or minus three years).
Common differences you’re likely to encounter when your Partner is five or more years older than you: While I’m debating whether or not I should pack lunch for work to save money instead of buying a sandwich at the grocery store deli, my boyfriend is eating out at “real” sit down restaurants each day.I was sick of guys who saw me as a blonde barbie kind of girl, and Jordan was just the opposite.He saw past everything superficial and seemingly appreciated my soul.When one of my friend’s gets engaged I’m freaking out (because NONE of my friends has been engaged yet) while half of his friends are married.I get insecure if his ex girlfriend likes a bunch of his photos on instagram, but he doesn’t understand because some of his friends are dealing with divorces and child support.As Jordan and I got to know each other better I realized how comfortable I was around him, he made me laugh, he never pressured of pushed me physically (in fact our first few dates I didn’t even realize were dates, oops) and I felt as if he understood me on a deeper level.