When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.
In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?
The ability to talk about anything with her was refreshing and engaging.
In fact, when I first met her, I didn't know I was attracted to an 'older' woman.
“When you’re with a younger person, you have to think, ‘What’s going to happen in five years? No matter what your age, to go forward in life with an eye toward becoming a kinder, more loving person sounds like an infinitely wiser approach to keeping love alive than worrying over the inevitable appearance of laugh lines.
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She knows what she wants in life and it makes being with her so much easier.
Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.One woman, who is married to a man 14 years younger, said the only time she feels threatened by her age is when she looks in the mirror.But that fear has forced her to come up with her own solution to the issue. ’ Your answer could be, ‘I’m going to get a facelift.’ My answer is, ‘I’m going to be such a beautiful person inside that it’s going to shine through to the outside,'” she told the magazine.I now have a better job and feel better about myself than ever before."—Neil, 35"I find that I'm attracted to a woman who has some degree of self-possession. I enjoy sitting down to dinner with someone who has a level of conversation I can appreciate and enjoy. They have so much more to offer and they are looking for different things. It's really a personality thing for me regarding what is attractive.I think younger women are sometimes too focused on starting families and that is rarely an issue with older women. They are not just looking for guys who will be good fathers and providers. I enjoy a confident attitude and older women definitely have the upper hand in that area.""When I meet a woman over 30, she's usually very clear and focused.The age gaps spanned anywhere from 10 to 14 years, with women in their late 40s and early 50s enjoying relationships and/or marriage with men in their late 20s or 30s. Couples in this situation had to address the fertility concern head-on, with some choosing to take the leap relatively quickly while others took a pass.