Middle age women dating younger guys
I had just read a comment by a 50-something-year-old woman who has not been successful at finding a relationship in the Atlanta area.She is considering relocation, and hoping for more options elsewhere.
How does one navigate this “glass ceiling” of aging?I want to get to know her.”Biologically speaking, we are all hardwired to seek out the most youthful, robust partner.No matter our age, we want to be with someone who will live a long, healthy life.She’s the whole package–someone who takes care of herself emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She’s smart and isn’t afraid to let down her guard and let the right man in.This came up in conversation: How many men over 50 date younger women?“Why would a man want a woman he can talk with intelligently? I looked at him and raised my eyebrows as he began to smirk. Most of these middle-aged men have been married before, and they view the younger woman as easier, lighter, and it feels good… But I love all models.” As nice as that is to hear, in my experience, he is the exception.
however long it lasts.” “Sounds like a car,” he said. I certainly remember my younger days when I went out with older men.
In my early twenties, guys my age had little to offer me intellectually, and my dark, excessively curvy look was anything but the desired American norm.
As I grew older and matured, I dated men closer to my age.
I wasn’t up for becoming Nurse Nancy, and that seemed in some instances the only option!
Beyond my own anecdotal assumptions, I also have many 50-year-old friends (and readers) across the country, who are well acquainted with the older man-younger woman phenomenon – even among aging boomers. “Not just a younger body in bed, but a trophy on the arm, a woman who is less likely to contradict him, a woman less likely to compete with him even inadvertently, and less need to compromise.
I want to be in a relationship, and I’m worried it’s not going to happen. Here’s what I think about middle-aged men who say that they’re looking for much younger women: it’s often a dream, driven by a midlife crisis or a bruised ego.