Maybe women feel that because girls have a head start on maturity back in the seventh grade, our emotional and spiritual equals must forever be at least five years older than we are.
Perhaps its time to have some more of what they are having. Here's why:1 He appreciates you and it’s more about you An older woman can bring a lot to the table -- emotionally, financially and in terms of general life experience.
But you don’t have to be Jennifer Lopez to snare a committed and adorable younger fella. You have to not overlook this fun pool of potential suitors in pursuit of a traditional older man. But, for some reason, people don't seem as accepting of older women dating younger men. Younger men can talk to an older woman and really value their knowledge and sense of perspective.
He's trying some new passion project every week and you have to be supportive of every single one. You have conversations with female acquaintences whose husbands are lawyers or doctors or entrepreneurs who are like "So what does he do? Hahahhaha do you know where the ladies' room is, great, thanks."5. And you wind up not being able to take that trip to Puerto Vallarta because he racked up way too many bar tabs last month.6.
I know he has the energy of a crackhead on a log flume, but nightlife is for youngs.2.
at ironic dive bars and/or feels awesome going to parties where he only know three people.
Like "playing the triangle in a Mississippi-by-way-of-Brooklyn jug band," or "Kickstarting a docudrama series he plans to direct, produce, write and star in" or "enjoying a long and fulfilling career that is also his passion and will never require him to do anything he doesn't want to do." Oh, dear. His lack of direction inevitably leads you to start sounding like his parents — sometimes at inappropriate moments, like when your top is off. He still wants to have intellectual discussions with you over dinner because he misses the ones he had in college.
In the presence of an older woman that they are attracted to, chances are their testosterone will get into overdrive.
They'll become the best, smartest and most mature version of themselves in an instant.
Here are the reasons you wave off the idea of dating young: (aimless, noncommittal, out just for sex). But it didn’t seem to fit my reasons for dating younger, nor is it an accurate or flattering explanation of why younger men are worth dating.
But that’s not a power position, and it does you no favors. Beware of wielding stereotypes; they’re cheap shortcuts masquerading as wisdom, and if you use them, prepare to be judged by them. You would only applaud someone if she succeeded in doing something impossible or crazy, or if she got away with something she shouldn’t have. The cougar image is cartoonish at best, derived either from a culture fearful of a sexually empowered woman, or from the woman herself, who claims cougardom as a way to boost her self esteem via sex with a man many years her junior.
Over time this may balance out but it starts out with you as the accomplished, independent, cool one.