Daddy issues dating older


“The satisfaction of still being attractive at age 50 is so refreshing!” says Gilles, a Beijing resident who has been in a few relationships with younger men.At the slightly smuttier end of the spectrum during the research process of this article, I uncovered an entire subsection of erotic fiction on Amazon devoted to the ‘Daddy Complex’ with titles such as ‘Her Mother’s Boss’ and ‘Her Guardian Neighbour’. But assuming that both parties are consenting adults, there’s no doubt that there is just something about an older man.As one self-described ‘grandad botherer’ aged 30, (let’s call her Daisy) told The Debrief ‘during my twenties I just realised that older guys were classier and cooler about most stuff than men by own age’.



“Shame can come from multiple angles in stigmatized relationships, from both the straight community and the gay community.An age gap can be good, it can be bad and it can be downright creepy.A young woman dating an older man is often romanticised but it can be very, very problematic too – take Lynn Barber’s story as told in An Education for instance.At the end of the day, let’s all agree that there is nothing truthfully wrong in the name of love.