But seriously, folks – single men of this vintage have masses going for them. If you wait around for him to make the first move you could be waiting a long, looong time. Flutter those eyelashes, open that second bottle of Jacob’s Creek, seductively nibble the leftover salad garnish on his plate.
Consider a list of activities that fall on the hedonistic end of the behavioral spectrum: drinking alcohol, gambling, shopping, traveling, and spending, for example.You are in your late twenties, a time in life when you are just beginning to become sure of who you are and what you want.You are creating your life while he is already in the prime of his.How’s this for kismet: One fateful day in 1966, singer Tony Bennett met and took a photo with a couple after one of his shows.Little did Bennett know at the time, his future wife was there, too: She was the baby growing inside the belly of the female fan.But anyway.) It’s just so transparent, watching one of these paragons of fragile masculinity take his male privilege out for a spin and realize he can date someone so young she won’t know how inappropriate it is. Why not father a child you’ll be too old to raise properly while you’re at it?The exact ages and differentials vary, but each one reinforces one important point: Women get less valuable as they age, while men just get to enjoy the ride.I know, I know: Why care that two consenting adults are canoodling when a demagogue is about to take the White House?(Donald Trump, for the record, is 24 years older than his wife Melania, and each time he’s gotten married, it’s been to a younger woman.Hipster burger joints, for instance, are a recipe for disaster.Your date will look at you incredulously when you suggest queueing for a glorified Wimpy, then mispronounce ‘chorizo’ just like your dad does when you order. You will sometimes be mistaken for father and daughter when you’re out and about.