Dating an older woman is quite the rage these days.
As a woman over 35, I’ve never felt more desired by men in their late 20s and early 30s than I do now—moreso even than when I was that age. Pay no attention to the ol’ elbow-jabbing, wink-wink idea that cougars* are “more likely to put out and pay for everything.” Meh, that may be a reason a naïve man attempts to score with an older lady, but it’s hardly the reason a smart man enters a relationship with one.
There are a lot of reasons why dating an older woman might be attractive to you.
Maybe Robin Wright’s amazing quote in Vanity Fair about her life with Ben Foster ("Perhaps it’s not ladylike [to say], but I’ve never laughed more, read more, or come more than with Ben.
You may be in the stage of life when you’re still establishing your career, living in shared accommodation, or saving up to go travelling.
Making Her Want You Being an Amazing Boyfriend Making It Last Community Q&A If you’re dating an older woman, then there will be lots of excitement, adventures, and fun experiences ahead.
If you’re nervous about how to go about it, just remember that the most important thing you can do is to have confidence in who you are and to not make such a big deal out of your age difference.
“I find it comforting to know that her life goes on when I’m not around,” he said. Plus, I’m talking about outside of the bedroom as well. etc.) But many are not.** She’s choosier, and, unlike the 26-year-olds who think they’ll drop dead if they’re not engaged by 27, married at 28, and prego before 30, she’s looking at life a little differently now.
(This is code for, “I dread clingy girls who abandon their own ships the moment we have sex, and set up camp on my shore.”) Also, the fact that an older woman has her own money means she likely worked hard to get it. You may buy into the idea that all older women are “desperate.” Granted, some are. This doesn’t mean she doesn’t want marriage/kids, because she might—but if so, she’ll be pretty clear about it up front.