Among the biggest reasons that he likes you is because you're young.
Yes, he might be into you because you like the same bands and you act "mature for your age." (Has he ever told you that you have "an old soul?
Which is one of those things where, yeah, it happened, but asteroids also hit the Earth occasionally and we all still leave our houses without wearing full-body protective Plexiglass domes. He might be running from a bad relationship with a woman his age. It's great how you guys are on the same emotional level, right! It's the emotional version of going from breast buds to boobs!
If he had a nasty breakup with (or for older men, a nasty divorce from) someone in his demographic, there's a good shot that's why he's with you — someone who, ostensibly, can't hurt him. (Wrong.) He's in a different generation than you; he shouldn't be a decade behind emotionally.
Next thing you know, he's your closest friend as well as your boyfriend — which creates a co-dependent dynamic that's bad for any relationship.8.
It's not super-sweet and romantic of him when he buys you beer and/or gets you a fake.
If you're an inexperienced drinker who feels it after 2 bottles of Mike's Hard, that benefits 3.
And, just a hair shy of 40, he met a woman who would capture his heart: a high school student he picked up one day in Central Park.
Shoshanna Lonstein was a senior at the prestigious Nightingale-Bamford School on the Upper West Side when, on a spring afternoon, she was approached by one of the most well-known comedians in the country.