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.
I had the incredible opportunity to speak with a 45-year-old, African-American man, divorced father of two and a retired Navy Chief about his dating challenges. He meets women wherever he is, but with his active lifestyle, his challenges revolve around what age group to date.It’s just that I believe I would enjoy things with someone closer to my age. To share the men’s perspective, sometimes I hear from older men that women their age are so focused on getting married that it puts too much pressure on the relationship and makes them feel more like an object to satisfy a need rather than a unique person.I think I have so much to offer and I really would like to find a person to share myself and my life with. Signed, Looking for Man My Age Dear Michele, I am a 47-year-old woman, never married, have a great career and no baggage. Some men do want to have their own children, and their hearts may be closed to adoption or other ways of building their families.But what might the real benefits of dating someone younger be?Turns out, experts say compatibility between two people who just happen to have an age gap isn’t as unusual as we may think.