There are certain things which definitely get better with age. Fortunately, for the majority of men, a grey hair here, a love handle there, simply adds to their sliver fox appeal. They’re financially sorted Of course not all older men (or women) are financially sorted, but the chances are, the more years notched up on a person, the more established their career will be.But when it comes to relationships, people often consider mixed-age relationships to be bad news, that people who are within a similar age bracket have a higher likelihood of maintaining a successful relationship. From old-school manners to life experience, here’s 10 reasons why older men make the best boyfriends. They’re hot The salt and pepper hair, the laughter lines, the old-school style … They’ve been there and done it There is a lot to be said for discovering new things together in a relationship, however, when it comes to experience and stories, what beats a man who’s got a few under his belt already. You have different interests And wouldn’t life be boring if we all liked the same things. You might not be looking for a ‘sugardaddie’ but dating a man who is on, at least, an equal financial footing, is always going to make a relationship more balanced. They won’t want to go clubbing until six in the morning But won’t give you a hard time when you do once in a while either, as they understand the importance of personal space. There’s mutual appreciation Because regardless of your age, when you’re on the arm of an older man you’re *always* a hot young thing. where younger men are trying to recreate the ‘grandad chic’ of cardigans and cords your older boyfriend is doing it without thinking and it looks hot. Instead of seeing it as an obstacle, having different interests will mean your relationship is always fresh and interesting. Put another way, your older boyfriend is unlikely to be tapping you for a fiver for a taxi after a night out. Manners Older men hold doors open, buy the first round and make sure you get home OK. To some, a bit old-fashioned, to others – refreshingly well-mannered. They’re not good with technology Having skipped generation ‘screen time’, instead of endless texts littered with emoticons you’ll get a phone call and a real live date, even if they met you on the ‘inter-web’. They’re a social media free zone Your older boyfriend doesn’t get Facebook and can’t understand why people want to look at pictures of avocados, which will save you hours of wasted stalking time if you ever broke up. Sex is amazing Whilst sex might not last quite as long as it would do with a younger man, when it comes to experience, older men know where it’s at. Anyone who’s been in a serious long-term relationship knows the journey isn’t without certain challenges, and when you’re dating an older man—we’re talking a decade or more—things can get even trickier.I know this firsthand, as I’m 25 years old, and I’ve been dating an older guy nearly 15 years my senior for almost four years.
), but the benefits can certainly outweigh those little things.Maybe you should start looking to date an older man, because…Unlike guys in their 20s, men in their 30s and above have an established sense of who they are in this world and what they’re doing with their lives.This makes them much more relaxed and less eager to impress (which is never an impressive quality) than their younger counterparts.They tend to have more of it than the guys your own age. As annoying as it can be to have some man hold the door open for you every time you enter a building, it’s a gesture of feminine appreciation that has more or less evaporated amongst the younger generation due to progressive ideologies (which, don’t get me wrong, are a good thing overall).