However, it’s often the case that being in a long-term, committed relationship with an older or younger man must still raise eyebrows from some quarters.And in some cases, it can find the older man branded a pervert or manipulator while his younger counterpart is dismissed as a gold digger.Just because my last boyfriend turned out to be an immature idiot, it didn’t mean everyone younger than me was too.” Dennis, 29, adds: “I’m not into older or younger guys, it’s about how we get on, and Michael and I just fit.
But the age gap worried me, even though the more time we spent together, the more we got on.
And soon I realised I was being prejudiced about younger guys.
It weirds them out and makes you look like a creep. I’ve probably already assumed that you have one, and if I wanted to see dicks, I would watch porn where the dicks would be better-looking anyway, so do yourself a favour and sheath. Thompson is a writer for Spook and Subterranean Death Cult.
Also, don’t come out of nowhere and whip out your sex dungeon and fetish hole; be upfront about what you’re after, no one wants to be Fritzled. If your profile name is pigoutonmyasshole and your subject line in your email is “Woof.”, this paints a definitive picture of who you are and what you want, which is fine. Unless it’s really gross or weird-looking, in which case brb, Reddit beckons. A lover of all things film, he can be found most days alone in a cinema or wisping about town to the soundtrack of his life.
But does an age gap relationship need strings attached to work?
Can’t it just be two people who have fallen in love despite the years that separate them?
A study in the UK, USA, Sweden, France and the Netherlands revealed that gay couples are almost three times more likely to have an age difference of more than ten years between them, compared to heterosexual couples.
“In speaking with thousands of people about relationships, gay men are more open to a relationship with an age gap,” says Lemarc Thomas, managing director of Seventy Thirty, the exclusive matchmaking and introduction agency.
I could have gone my entire life without being propositioned to defecate on someone’s face, but such is the game in internet gay land. Dating nowadays is hard, much harder than it used to be when you could go to a bar and just pick someone up and everyone seemed to have the confidence level of a honey badger.