“It’s not always what you can bring in bed, but keeping us engaged as a woman,” she says. They lose that dating mentality,” says 25-year old Rebecca. “It’s because I don't want to deal with an immature, inexperienced, naive child... “If I'm not ready for something but you were ready years ago, find someone who's there and leave me alone.Don't try to pressure me into it (marriage, children, etc.)” 6. “The things you admire us for in the beginning can become tiresome to you as we both get older, so please make sure to be honest with yourself about why you are attracted to us, and if it's for who we are -- not how we make you feel.” 7.Older women know what they want so be prepared for her to tell you – relinquish control and go with it.An older woman dating will likely have a few relationships under her belt and so will have a good idea of what she does and doesn’t want from any new relationships – and won’t be afraid to say so.“My boyfriend is closer to my dad’s age than he is to mine,” says Sarah, 27.“When I first told my parents that I was dating someone much older they were skeptical -- but once we hit the one-year mark they finally understood that it wasn’t a phase, and wanted to meet him, which was weird, but I think that the way my boyfriend handled it was great.It’s best to be honest and avoid heartbreak further down the line.
One of the woes younger women tend to deal with when it comes to dating are men playing games with them.Are you prepared to care for an elderly partner rather than enjoy your retirement travelling and having new experiences?You’ll likely sacrifice many things for someone that you love but it’s worth considering what the future may hold so that you’re fully prepared.We're looking for a life partner, not a father figure," 35-year old Ahna says, echoing every other independent woman out there.9.When the time comes to meet the parents, be super chill.