Older women dating younger men success stories
When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?You’d like to draw a big X over these people's names, but your partner is completely loyal to them and gets defensive whenever you suggest that said people be phased out of your lives. Braving "robbing the cradle" jokes, almost one-third of women between ages 40 and 69 are dating younger men (defined as 10 or more years younger).
So she said yes This is what happened to me about six months ago. My long-term relationship had ended some months before and I had been left feeling about as attractive as a damp dishcloth. Yet at this party, a good looking, tall, blond, youthful nephew of a friend, not a day more than 23, made a beeline for me. When I told a female friend of mine about this encounter, she looked at me as if I were mad. He is also a broadcast journalist for an online magazine. These types of relationships have always been presented in a negative light.
Tessina, Ph D, a licensed family therapist in practice in Long Beach, Calif., and author of The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again, tells Web MD.