There is a good chance that your older man might have kids already, so don't be more needy than his 10-year-old.
The same goes for him -- if he is trying to keep you in some creepy child-like state, ditch him.
Only, when "Annie" came out, he was graduating from college. Referencing movies, TV shows, and fads of yore only highlights your age difference.
So focus on things in the here and now, which you are both experiencing as adults.