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He knows everything about the 1970s and I wasn’t born until 1984.” “Some guys in bars have suggested Dennis is a kept man, but he actually earns a lot more than me,” Michael continues.
“One friend says I’m a dirty old man for falling for a younger guy.
They began dating three years ago after meeting online.
“My last boyfriend was ten years my junior and I was dubious about dating someone younger again,” explains Michael, 53.
And in some cases, it can find the older man branded a pervert or manipulator while his younger counterpart is dismissed as a gold digger.
A study in the UK, USA, Sweden, France and the Netherlands revealed that gay couples are almost three times more likely to have an age difference of more than ten years between them, compared to heterosexual couples.Can’t it just be two people who have fallen in love despite the years that separate them?Most of us in the gay community have dated, or at least had a one-nighter, with someone considerably older or younger than us.Friends of Tom Daley, who recently revealed he’s in a relationship with a man, say that finding love with Milk writer Dustin Lance Black, a man 20 years older than him, was the catalyst to him talking publically about his sexuality.However, it’s often the case that being in a long-term, committed relationship with an older or younger man must still raise eyebrows from some quarters.