You'll find that your different experiences and outlooks can help you find new ways of looking at things, but different attitudes -- as well as society's stereotypes -- can sometimes cause problems.Here's some advice on creating a fun, vibrant relationship where there's an age gap.
But if the brother is broke, you have to question his motivations (and his sanity). This brings me to my next point: Don’t ignore the red flags.If he drives an expensive car, but rents an apartment — RED FLAG.3. If your man wears more than one ring per hand, more than one bracelet per wrist, and more than one necklace per neck — RED FLAG.5.If he is always the one who’s overdressed for the occasion — RED FLAG.6.RELATED: 10 couples on TODAY's Plaza reveal their secrets to a strong relationship1.If your man is living in his mother’s house for more than a couple of months — I give a small grace period — RED FLAG.2.A man who is overly concerned with himself and his material things has no room to value you. Just because a man is good-looking, wears a shiny new suit, sports some Now and Later gators, drives a shiny new car, and profiles a new Rolex on his wrist does not mean he is a good man.As a matter of fact, that’s usually the joker who can’t rub two nickels together.There's already enough pressure when it comes to dating, why add more stress and think about the age thing if you really like this dude? When Michael Lockwood was a single divorced dad, he'd often write down dating advice that he planned to give to his daughters when they grew up.Or, you know, some version of whining about your age. With age (often) comes maturity and chivalry—take advantage!Cece even tells Jess as she's first considering dating Russell (the one and only Fancypants) that "he intimidates you because you wouldn't have to take care of him, he'd take care of you."DON' T make your man feel older than he actually is (or date yourself).