Dating a guy 8 years older
Most probably the first thing you need to understand when dating an older man is that there will always be a difference in what both of you expect from each other.
Since he is a lot older than you, it might happen that he is expecting a lot more mature behavior from you, as you are expecting a lot more childish behavior from him.
Just remember that different mindset comes with ages and that it takes time for both of you to get accustomed to one another and the way you see things.
I mean, sure, there are some things that are different about dating someone who isn’t your age, but for the most part it’s really not that big of a deal. The most common reaction to the age difference is total shock, followed by the question “But how did you meet? Sometimes when you’re with him and all of his friends, you might feel a little out of place. You learn that people are rude enough to ask questions like, “But why would you date someone younger than you?