In essence, your guy has become his mom's pseudo-husband, and consciously or unconsciously, he likes the importance of this role.Of course, this makes it hard for him to commit to another woman -- namely, you.It’s a lot easier for a man to take out a carefree, responsibility free, baggage free, wrinkle free 28-year-old, which is why so many men try to go in that direction. Men want much younger women, but rarely do much younger women want older men.
There’s no denying that they’re, for the most part, in better shape, with better skin, and less baggage from broken relationships.
" Regardless of how many boundary-setting suggestions you offer, he has to be willing to give her the message.
Otherwise, it's probably not going to change much and you'll just grow to resent her even more.
Wrong", answers this and some additional commonly-asked questions concerning men who aren't yet ready to make someone other than mama number one in their lives. As the son of this type of mother grows up, he often fears that his mom will fall apart if he so much as moves to the neighboring zip code.
So, it becomes a mutually parasitic relationship; both mom and son are afraid to be independent of each other.But I do know women, and lots of women in their 20’s. A few women may bridge this gap for lust or money or dimestore psychological reasons, but most of the 28-year-old women I know would prefer to date a great, stable 30-40 year-old – who also knows what Snapchat is. But don’t forget, you and your younger girlfriends are the EXCEPTION. When I was in my late 30’s I became involved with someone 15 yrs. The age difference did not seem especially significant during the 5 yrs we were together.