Benefits of dating someone older
Consider a list of activities that fall on the hedonistic end of the behavioral spectrum: drinking alcohol, gambling, shopping, traveling, and spending, for example.
Are you always up for something fun and spontaneous?
How will he or she fit in with your social life as it exists today?
Do you like to feel the occasional rush of adrenaline and stimulation?
If so, you either need a partner to like the same things, or you need to find someone who is fine with you doing those things without him or her.
You’d never guess, but caution can, in fact, lead to powerful lasting love.
Actor Mel Gibson and partner Rosalind Ross pose at the American Film Institute Awards in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. Gibson, who is 61, is 35 years older than his partner Rosalind Ross, who is 26.