He has much more to experience but i think it's worth it for now. If you are having issues with the sub and want to make a meta post, please message us first. Honestly though he's an adult now, and you just have to recognize that the first couple relationships he tries out might be weird. It's better to approve of her then to lose your son.
She'll probably view it quite cautiously, but the fact you're still dating and going strong is a testament to the seriousness of which you both view the relationship. Your son has no shit really and that is a very attractive situation for someone who already has alot of shit and doesnt want more shit by dating someone their age or older. And try your best to give this woman a chance.
- He now refers to her as his girlfriend and frequently stays overnight at her house.
- It is not an age group you can do a lot with.
- Sounds like a win win for both parties.
- How good and how well informed those decisions are is an entirely different matter.
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And in a few years the age difference won't matter once he has time to mature. They have been together for about two years now. Some things take years to learn and that includes having a happy equal relationship. They are in two very different places in life and the age difference gives her the upper hand just because she has more experience dating and with relationships.
If your friends can't tell her age, dating why would your parents be able to? Some day he will want a shiny car. Although I see your point.
At his age, if you intervene, he will just continue to see her. Originally Posted by Nixx. Incidentally, our relationship didn't end because of the age difference. But they are both adults and able to legally consent, mail hookup so in that regard you need to mind your business.
But, it's a very individualistic situation. Unless the woman in question somehow resembles Yoda, we're cool with it. Keep an eye on the situation, if you are really really concerned about his well being you will have to say something, but hopefully it will end of its own accord. Let them find out themselves when you introduce her to them.
He seems to be completely smitten with this woman. But this is a woman who should bloody well know better. It's possible this is an opportunity for your son to learn about the world. Was it a bit of fun in the beginning that I thought wouldn't last? Either way, dating ppl offer it's no longer your choice.
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- If the son is ok with that arrangement, fine.
- Either they're some how perfect for each other and they stay together, or your son ends up learning a lot about himself and others.
- Playing it safe will never get you the girl.
We met online and chatted on the phone and just got along so well, like best friends. You never want them to end. If things seem good, fine, just encourage your son to not make any major decisions until they have been together longer. Wrestling with an issue concerning my mom?
You didn't bring up any concerns that would make me think that this relationship is toxic. Also seeing his teenage boy room might wake her up. Sometimes you have to let people make mistakes so they can learn. But if you say anything negative right now it's just going to drive him right into her arms. The older we get the more shit piles up.
What you should do is listen to what he says about their relationship so you can get a feel for it. Try to be supportive and still keep an eye out for financial abuse. Be happy for him, be there for him. Looking back, I wanted excitement, swan ms and she did too.
This is his first and her third marriage. We are all so different, though. We are still friendly today.
She's probably not completely mature for her age. In the end, the relationship worked itself out. In the short-term, such a relationship might work well for both the lady and the guy.
An 18 year old guy dating a 30 year old women
Your son is an adult, he will make his own decisions. Was it wrong what my parents did? Should I say something or leave it be? He's just not a mature adult.
Start by being open and welcoming and try to get her and her daughter to spend time at your house, so you can see things more closely. Things teens don't really think about. Step back, let him make his mistakes. Or he may end up with some broader perspective and be really attentive to women in future relationships because older women tend to communicate their needs more clearly.
This is so much more mundane. Another took me on some really cool trips I couldn't afford otherwise. One of my oldest boyfriends helped me understand how devastating the Vietnam War was to the soldiers we sent there.