Like, he’d tell me about new bands, or clubs or restaurants I ‘really should try.’ He’d make fun of me for staying in on a Saturday night.” But even more than that, seeing her father running around town, literally, with younger women struck Mallory on an emotional level.
She was jealous, in a way, of all the fun he was having, and uncomfortably aware of her own passing youth.
So instead of being out here running wild, spending money and being in a stereotypical older-man-meets-and-dates-young-girl-while-driving-a-sports-car-through-a-midlife-crisis situation, they enrich one another’s life, and I can respect that. I wouldn’t say that she should let her guard down completely just because her father has.
But if he’s happy, and homegirl doesn’t seem shady, she shouldn’t try and get in the way of that.
On one episode of reality show “My Mom is Obsessed,” teen Chelsea complained about the fact that her 48-year-old mother, Kathryn, dates much younger men.
Out of all the fish in the sea, why someone around the age of the child you reared?More parents of adult children are dating, and marrying, partners who are as young as (or even younger than) their adult children.But not without consequence: When your parent dates someone near your age, it can cause rifts in your relationship, even if you’re an adult.But then again, let’s be honest: Most of Knowles’s moves, both business and romantic, are inappropriate, mkay?But what makes this particular situation different is that it seems as though my friend’s father and his new boo, despite her age, seem to genuinely care for one another.