Couples dating mature
Mature people, the elderly, are often left to be forgotten.
The comedian, Ricky Gervais, put this serious issue in the headlines by making the suggestion that people of maturity are often neglected, and indeed forgotten, by society because people simply do not want to be reminded of their own mortality.
The fact is that mature individuals have a wealth of knowledge, experience and a lifetime of stories to share about getting to that point in their lives.
Mature people have lived, and they have lived in ways that seem foreign and unknown to the youth of today.
Often, mature gay men are left to fend for themselves with the majority of queer groups and government funded organisations focusing on queer youth, and young gay men.
Each facets of the queer community face their own unique challenges, and each sub-section within those communities have developed their own mechanisms, support groups, and ways to traverse the natural challenges of life.
There are people who relish the idea of being in a relationship, whether love or sexual, with an older male.