Lying Down With Older Men

He scared me, but only emotionally

Photo: Gareth Wonfor (TempusVolat)/Flickr

Toward the end of my sophomore year of college, a married man twice my age asked me to lie down with him. I didn’t want to — he made me nervous. But I also felt excited, which is why I’d gone to his apartment in the first place.

It was late May, and the day was sluggish and hot. His wife was up in the country, as she usually was. He was…