Con: The Allure of Taboo As gay men, we’ve already entered into a so-called taboo.
Be mindful of gay dating someone in another age category strictly for the allure of taboo.
Pro: Invigorate and Energize Your Life There’s nothing more exciting than finding a strong connection with somebody.
By dating outside your age, you’re liable to find somebody with vastly different experiences and opinions than yours.
He regularly referred to sex as “getting busy,” or “knocking boots,” which is a lot more of a turn-off when such phrases are used on the first date, believe me.
The idiosyncrasy that would finally drive me crazy was his habit of shouting “boo-yeah!
Instead, the older man probably has an established and well-organized routine that has worked for him for years, and he doesn’t want to alter it.
Because older men can be set in their ways, you should think twice before dating one unless you are willing to do most of the adapting.
Being around him was like reliving all of the most mediocre catch-phrases of 1992. He probably never dressed well anyway, but he somehow stopped updating his look around the time that ribbed turtlenecks and Rocawear cargo jeans were hot, and he’s not the only man of his age that I’ve seen rocking pants that look inspired by the Michael Jordan Jean Collection. When I first met Will, 42, he admitted that he needed a haircut, an admission that wasn’t necessary because it was clear that he did.
Whether you’re the younger or the older, intergenerational gay dating is the place to be.