" [...] [Washington Post advice columnist Steven] Petrow basically advises the mother not to worry so much because these age gaps in homosexual relationships can be common. I'm sure if society didn't frown upon it, straight relationships between fifty-year-old men and 15-year-old girls would be common as well.
‘There’s someone out there for everybody’, is an oft-repeated mantra of consolation.Though not conpletely unheard of, it does happen, but it is not a norm by any means. And it is non-of your business, but you'll probably be called upon to pick up the pieces when it falls apart. This is similar to my sister's situation and I'm pretty worried about it.She's 19 and apparently not just seeing, but sleeping with a 35 year old Scottish man that none of her family has ever met or knows anything about.If you are reading this, you may be an older gay, lesbian, trans or bisexual person — which in our community could be anyone over 40 — and looking for love.Let me first say that if you are looking for a one-nighter, fair enough: many older queer folk are not interested in a long-term relationship (LTR), or even dating, for a number of reasons.
Perhaps you have left or lost a partner, and are not up for the complexities of an LTR.