No matter the age difference (mine is almost 9 years! They adore your mind, your ability to make strong decisions, a well-kept body and even a few gray hairs. It brings a continual spark to the whole relationship and gives each of you something to always think about. I might even throw in a road trip or two, just to make sure that we’ve covered all the bases of our togetherness and can actually stand each other after spending so much time in the car. As long as I love him and show it, patience comes through in spades.
), the energy that this man infuses to my life on a daily—no, make that hourly—basis is the epitome of new-found bliss.
As “cougars”, it’s easy to get carried away with our own agendas completely disregarding what the “cub” brings to the table.
Nothing keeps a younger man around more than a supportive older woman who is in awe of his talents and abilities.
Whereas older singles are more cautious when it comes to dating in the digital era."That said, here are the eight dating habits — new and old — that every single person needs to know about.1. The one traditional dating "do" that still stands is the general belief men are supposed to make the first move. To decide if you and your date have chemistry, that is. The survey found 52 percent of singles think it's best to politely tell your date if you're not interested, and we agree. Holding out on your date builds mystery, and if your date can get it all in one night, they're less motivated to call back for round two.5. But surprisingly enough the survey found 80 percent of singles prefer to talk over the phone. As far as friend requesting your date goes, 21 percent of young singles say it's OK to request a friend after 2-3 dates while 11 percent of older singles wait until the relationship is exclusive to do so.
On the positive side, the age 50-plus daters seem to be pretty darn smart when choosing a date-mate.
Make your words count, and back them up with action. Everyone wants to have a say in the younger man/older woman relationship.
Try not to allow judgement from others sway your love for each other. Sure you have some potential disagreements and conflict.
In fact, nearly 60 percent say they make better decisions about compatibility now compared to when they were younger. Be the master of the segue if he talks too much, or the conversation swerves into uncomfortable topics. Show up to your dates open, happy and being your already charming self.
Some 42 percent have better quality dates, and 52 percent say part of the allure of dating in the 50s is the absence of the tick-tock of the biological clock. But every day I coach women like you through situations they wish they didn't get into. Make sure you get to talk about yourself in a meaningful way as well. It will bring out the best in him and insure that you both have the best time possible. I Love You, there is something valuable to learn from every date.