From salt-and-pepper George Clooneys to silver-fox Harrison Fords, young women are swooning over smooth older men more than ever.

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during our dating season, I realized it was coming and started giggling over it, even then.

Don’t let her take advantage of you …Unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship.

You’ve been on this earth for longer, remember, and you should have learnt by now that you deserve someone who is more impressed by the size of your heart than your wallet.

And by that, I don’t mean “you won’t ever have financial trouble,” rather, when you do have issues, he’ll probably be stable enough from maturity and that he won’t freak out.

Chances are he’s lived on his own for quite some time.

This might mean you both have different lifestyle expectations.

It's courteous for both sides to be aware of the reality of the situation, and remember there’s a difference between generosity and showing off.

She may be younger, but her feelings are just as genuine as yours. Do establish boundaries In some rather obvious ways you’re at different stages of life, so if you're just enjoying a fling make sure she isn't shopping for wedding dresses.

Similarly, if you're getting attached and she's planning on moving to Japan for six months, you should probably have a super-fun and not-at-all-awkward conversation about “where you see this going”.

Considering the fact that he teases me mercilessly about my abundance of gray hair, I think it’s about time I get to talk up my great youth.