Dear Captain Awkward, I am a 34 year old straight woman in an open marriage with a 39 year straight man. I have taken far more advantage of the openness of our marriage than my husband, at least until recently. I have had a string of long-term affairs and short-term flings. During the past 8 months I have basically been living with another man in a neighbouring town to the one I live in. I am drawn to men who are starkly different than my husband, who is an intellectual, moderate in terms of his vices and has a disdain for the type of men who spend every evening in a pub. I have a drinking problem but it is not a problem I feel any need to resolve and I am drawn to men who are also drinkers like me.
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Bowling Green State University professors of gerontology, Dr. Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating. The study authors also delved into the question of which features make a dating site a good fit for seniors.
Boundaries: No One Is Above An Affair. Editor’s Note: Today’s post is by Anne Wilson! She tweets at @annemwilson and blogs here.I have to admit, I cringed a little bit reading this.
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This is especially true for people who have just gotten out of an unhealthy relationship or for those whose breakup was amicable.
#992: “My husband is dating my mom.”
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Dating Rules from My Future Self
The Rules Revisited I’ve dated countless women and it has always amazed me how little they know about men. If nothing else, this blog is an outlet for voicing my astonishment at the typical female’s ignorance of the male mindset. At most, it is a reliable source of advice for women who want to improve their chances with the opposite sex.
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SisterSadist I have to say it made me a little rage-y. My husband of 12 years and I both have lots of friends of both genders. Not only do these people enrich our lives as individuals, they enrich our lives as a couple. To set up boundaries to minimize these possible friendships because you are terrified of that an affair might happen only serves to diminish the joyful experience of friendship. Affairs don’t “just happen” they are intentional acts of deceit.
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I had an older brother and sister 12 and 15 years my senior respectively, parents who were happy together, and my aunt and cousins lived one street over. I had a lot of attention growing up being the baby and all, but my main source of affection came from my Dad. To define our relationship like that would misconstrue it; we were simpatico.
Our father-daughter relationship was more like a typical father-son relationship. My mom hated seafood so we would often go get fish together and make fun of people at work, school, etc. My dad is tremendously funny and a phenomenal story teller. I think I always had a high bar when it came to dating because my dad really had it all; he was tall, dark, and handsome, educated, successful, ethical, funny, athletic, and handy.
He was the standard. I was an awkward and creative kid. I wore the same pair of vans tennis shoes to school for 5 years straight, had long un-brushed hair, and wore oversized sweatshirts and jean shorts to school. Name some nerdy quality and I probably had it. I was naturally a very inclusive person.
Dating Rules from My Future Self
As I mentioned, there are exceptions — there is a group of guys who prefer older women, and there is a group of women who is uniquely attractive despite being older. But denying that a significant age difference is an issue is like denying that a typical woman wants to be with a guy who is taller. Many younger men appreciate the wisdom, intelligence, reponsibility and maturity an older woman brings to the relationship.
Most younger men in this study, preferred to date years older than their own age.
# “My husband is dating my mom.” You read that right. Welcome. Dear Captain Awkward, I am a 34 year old straight woman in an open marriage with a 39 year straight man.
Although some readers might miss it, I think those who read the blog very closely will notice that this British woman was dating a Chinese man only as a project in connection with writing a general column about interracial dating. She was just dating this man as one of many other tasks to write about her experiences. My only guess is that she has also dated men of many other ethnicities, including non-Asians such as African-Americans and Latinos.
I do oppose her post, or at least the implications from it, or how she characterized the date. Her use of sarcasm was mean-spirited. That said, you have to be fair and realize that if her description of the date is accurate, the man was unworthy. At some point, you have to put your foot down, and even if she is the foreigner in another land, if this man truly wanted to get to know her better, that means respecting her cultural norms and she must respect his. He ought to take charge.
He should be proactively planning the date. He should maintain an interesting and active conversation with her to express his desire to get to know her better. The Asian men that truly desire to be with western women in body, mind, and soul have the initial responsibility of bridging the cultural gap. In the internet age, there is absolutely no excuse for social ineptness or provincialism, and if he desires her that much, he needs to learn.
He needs to learn English.