But does an age gap relationship need strings attached to work?Can’t it just be two people who have fallen in love despite the years that separate them?I have no problem with that, but he also announced he’s seeing a man who’s 20 years his senior.

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.

You’ve seen him in the bar – he’s the grey-haired, much older man sitting with his hand on a much younger guy’s thigh.

Immediately you assume the attraction is either based on a mutually satisfactory financial agreement, a daddy fetish or a mid-life crisis.

(Dom turned 40 in the show's sixth episode; I'll be 45 in May.) It's more for the way we love and lust, which I suppose makes our connection more like the one I used to have with Samantha.

Twenty-two is so much more scandalous now than it was when I began dating 22-year-old Leandro six months after moving from New York City to Buenos Aires.Older Men Date focuses on users over 50 years of age, and does not allow members under the age of 30.By doing so, we maintain a consistent age range dedicated specifically to mature members interested in meeting others online.While I'd love to say it's my youthful glow that makes me popular in the kiddie dating pool (several years ago, a 19-year-old mistook me for 24, but I still blame that on the flattering lighting in the Auckland club where we met), the truth is that most of the age-appropriate men I meet would rather wade there, too.I recently went on several dates with someone who told me that he was initially wary of going out with me because he thought I might be too old for him.There’s a 24-year age gap between Michael and Dennis*.