She is more likely to decide to move on if you are not openly critical of him.Let her know that you think she is a sensible person and that you have confidence she will make the best decisions for herself.You will probably need to be prepared to be lower on his list of priorities sometimes, even if his children are grown up. If he doesn’t, are you prepared to sacrifice your desire for children to find love?You might be fine with this, but it’s important to consider carefully. The last thing you should do is enter the relationship thinking ‘I’ll change his mind’ – you most probably won’t and it’s a huge gamble.
Just as his health will possibly deteriorate, your older man’s energy levels will also drop over time.
We have a good relationship with our daughter and try to talk to her about this relationship, but she becomes defiant and angry and won’t discuss it.
She doesn’t see him for his age and says he acts younger.
Our 17-year-old son who has gently voiced his opinion about how wrong he feels the age difference to be.
We realize, and have told our daughter, that if this is her choice we will accept it, but we are not happy with it.
We use cultural references to express who we are and where we’ve come from.