There is potential that you could never be financially equal to him, accepting this is key.
You may need to start skipping the traditional Thursday through Sunday bar scene with the girls to appease his lifestyle.
“Our [platonic] relationship progressed to the next [romantic] step very gradually.
We both realized that we liked each other, since we were spending so much time together, and we eventually talked about it,” she says.
There was, of course, that best guy friend who was rooting for me to overcome yet another heartache.
Not surprisingly, I began to think, “Wait, should I revisit this, now that we are both single at the same time?
Remind yourself what ignited this initial attraction and focus on that.
After all, there is something innately sexy about a silver fox.
It’s more likely, for example, that “you know what qualities you may not appreciate as much and you won’t be caught off guard.” At the end of the day, all this adds up to what everyone wants—someone who you can let down your guard with, who knows the real you, and accepts and loves you for it.” I realized then that what I really wanted in my other half was compatibility in values, interests, and personality (which by then I knew my friend and I had). Diana Kirschner agrees that compatibility is the best thing about dating your best friend.In the words of Kirschner, a relationship expert, psychologist, and author of Find Your Soulmate Online in 6 Simple Steps: “You can have it all in one package: friendship and romance.” In fact, many girls admit this combination is what makes dating a best friend so appealing—given your closeness and familiarity, you’re already halfway to a solid romantic relationship.While this may seem like a much-needed break, there is potential for you to end up at a home-dinner party socializing with a group that may tell you about their son or daughter that is “just about your age.” Awkward. Dating someone 20 to 30 years older than you means you’re probably going to see time take its toll in many ways.When the allure of dating someone new wears off, it’s important to accept your partner for the person that you met – even if they are 20 years your senior.