But I wasn’t some gold digger trying to claw at his cash account, or even a woman with daddy issues.I just thought he was the hottest, funniest man I’d ever met.He was more exciting to be with than any of the 20-something guys I knew.

It was my pal’s birthday party and the first time I had ever dragged my latest man-friend out with my buddies. ” Anything that would shut her up and let me enjoy my prized romance.

I wasn’t sure how it would go, yet there he was, charming the pants off them all by himself, busting out his A-material small talk with some friends in a corner. Instead I shoved a cracker in my mouth and mulled over her question as I pretended it was hard to chew. Yes, my new man was older than me, much older than me.

After politely playing 20 questions with Sue about my new boyfriend, I knew this was the one she was getting at.

I did not act on the attraction because we were co-workers.

Now that we are no longer, I would like to woo him, but I am wondering whether the difference in our ages would be an issue.

Gents, what do you feel about the possibility of a partner who is 10 years older than you?

If you wouldn't intentionally seek out an older woman, but happened to come across a lady that you are very much interested in, would the age difference bother you?

By Bonny Albo grrl_geek asks in the dating forums: My love interest (a man) is nearly 10 years younger than I.

He knows that I am older, but he doesn't know exactly how much older, although he may have an idea.