A relationship between a younger man and an older woman does defy the traditional older man-younger woman pairing.However, for a younger man, dating an older woman can be an interesting affair. I never imagined that hot young guys would think a woman my age is sexy.Then this happened:“How old are you,” I asked.“52.”I laughed.Bette Davis once said that getting old is not for sissies.Well, many women would argue that the same comment applies to dating after 60.What you got going this Valentine's Day might surprise you. I live in the United States and in a city where women are freer than they are in many other places in this world. But as an older woman, a mother, a divorcee, and a coach who helps other women with relational setbacks, I have two things going for me and so do you. It means your candor, your refreshingly frank opinions, your honest yet brief and sweet profile, your stories, your thoughts.I am 49-years-old and like to crow, "I've been on 50 first dates since my divorce. Combine this with that newfangled thing, the Internet, and it's made possible unthinkable possibilities. As women of a certain age we have learned to be open, and oddly, we appear confident. We've learned there is a whole lot more in this life to sample, taste and savor, and we can't predict what the Next Big Thing is. It means knowing what you want on the menu, to telling your date straight what you think about another meeting, to later, or not, and your orchestrating what you want between the sheets. Along with her co-founder, Grief Recovery Specialist® Kimberly Mishkin, Liza is director of SAS Support and Solutions for Women.
He says that older women have the power to make a connection that turns into a dating opportunity.
It had been a very long time since I had felt anything like this.
My ex was older than me and sex wasn’t interesting to him anymore.
Not only are there statistically fewer men, but the dynamic of human engagement, and style of personal connection, has changed dramatically since we were dating in our 20’s.
Also, a lifetime of love and loss has made many women distrustful and unwilling to get back into the dating game.