by Melissa Chapman
Although he may be a little set in his ways, those “ways” are steeped in years of experience, and he has truly done the test-driving for you. He can teach you the best way to uncork a bottle of wine, he’ll always remember to rotate the tires on your car and will have your anniversary date burned into his brain.
He will always be older than you. There’s nothing wrong with having a little leverage when it comes to your relationships — youth will always be on your side. At least you’ll never have to worry about him leaving you for a younger woman… unless he’s interested in dating a fetus.
2. FINANCIAL SECURITY
I know it doesn’t sound very sexy, but when the gas company turns off your heat in the dead of winter and your credit card is declined just as you’ve unloaded a week’s worth of groceries, those washboard abs will be the last thing you’re thinking about.
Having a solid 10 to 15 years more experience of living on this planet than you do, he might be able to school you on a few historical facts (ones that happened way before you were even born) that will always supply you with great conversational tidbits at cocktail parties.
Although he may be a little set in his ways, those “ways” are steeped in years of experience, and he has truly done the test-driving for you. He can teach you the best way to uncork a bottle of wine, he’ll always remember to rotate the tires on your car and will have your anniversary date burned into his brain (having perhaps forgotten to do so with his previous relationship and having suffered the inevitable consequences).
Feeling so incredibly lucky to have snagged a pretty young thing like you, and because he’s waited so long to find his one true love, he will (for the most part) devote himself to you.
Now, I’m not recommending you find yourself a 90-year-old billionaire a la Anna Nicole Smith. But next time you find yourself pining over the young and the restless, take it from me: Having a sugar daddy sure is sweet.
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