Our columnist Lou Stoppard on the correct etiquette for dating a woman younger than you. He, Lopwitz, is No further info is needed for us, the reader. We can get Lopwitz with that detail — shallow, we think. Idiot, perhaps.
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! He works in the industry I will be working in after college and we met that way. I had always been interested in guys older than me but not 14 years older so he made the first move and asked me out. We went out to dinner a couple of times in February and things were great: he treated me very well but I did not really want to rush into anything physical or emotional.
I got a cheeky anonymous email recently: "I'd like to commission an article on the plight of sexually invisible middle aged men. I thought you'd be the perfect person to do it. But it reminded me of the reality that aging men do experience anxiety about our own diminishing attractiveness. It's hardly news to point out that men are more concerned about their bodies than ever before, but the fear of visibly aging is no longer limited to women, if it ever was.