Woman dating man as old as her son

Ultimately, my boyfriend and I have concluded that our love is too deep, intense, and “once-in-a-lifetime” to let it go.There are days when the weight of it all leaves me immobilized, sad, and unable to focus on anything.Moreover, I often want to hide away — to avoid family functions, social outings, and not have to face people eye to eye.

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I now realize that it is not my role to win over family, friends, or anyone else who may wish to make a statement about our relationship.I went through all of the issues in my head thinking, Sometimes, I'd actually pick fights out of insecurity, just so I could utter the lines, “Maybe you'd be happier with someone who for certain has all of her eggs,” or, “Perhaps, you want someone who isn’t on a timeline of starting a family.” I am not a “cougar," the horrible label given to women who date younger men.When the roles are reversed and an older man dates a younger woman, the men are often congratulated and revered.on a date, because I actually broke every dating rule out there, and invited him over to my house to watch a football game and share dinner.Also note that this was not because I had some notion that we would end up together long-term, but rather because I was embarrassed to be seen in public with him because of our age difference. At the time, I thought that people would judge us and stare, or even worse, someone might mistake him for my son.

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