For Men: How to Catch the Interest of a Woman Older than You
If you are a man interested in an older woman you may be wondering if it is wise to pursue a relationship with her. The best way to find out if it would work between you and her is to be yourself.
The most important aspect of dating someone older than you is confidence. Usually older persons are impressed with people who know at least a little bit about who they are. Therefore, if you are fairly established you may make quite an impression on that older woman you have an eye on.
Another major issue regarding the possibility of a younger man dating an older woman is that of honesty. Older women are generally more outspoken, and not afraid to speak their mind about not only what is right but what is wrong. You may need to toughen up and be strong enough to handle some criticism-which is hopefully constructive.
At the same time, you also want to remember you as the younger man that you are an adult too. You have wants, needs, dreams, and desires that you want to pursue as well. If you present yourself as someone who has direction you will get quite far with an older woman.
You also need to be able to show the older woman a good time as well. This may be easier to do if you are more financially stable than the average guy your age.
However, some older women will appreciate simple dinners, long walks, and other non-extravagant activities. If you have the means, you may also consider treating her to a weekend getaway once in awhile, or perhaps to a theatre production along with a dinner at a quality restaurant.
Dating an older woman can be an advantage for a man in one very important way. Older women are more independent, meaning that they do not appear to need a man as much as younger women do. This allows you to have more free time for you to take up some of your own personal interests.
In order for an age gap relationship to work, there needs to be a great deal of patience between the two partners. Furthermore, the two persons involved need to be realistic about the relationship.
For instance, if the younger man has not yet had children and the older woman is past child-bearing age this may be a concern. However, he may also be okay with adopting or with you finding other means of conceiving a child.
No matter what age you and your partner are, if it is true love it will last. Love surpasses all traditional boundaries.