Another study published in the journal, Psychology of Women Quarterly, found women who are ten or more years older than their partner report more satisfaction and relationship commitment compared to women who are the same age or younger than their partner.“We don’t know for sure, but it may be because when the woman is older, it shifts the traditional heterosexual power dynamic toward greater equality.
We know from a lot of research that greater equality tends to make couples happier,” writes study author Dr.
There are even more resources available beyond the information we’ve summarized in our post, and some excellent books have been written on the subject of being an older woman who is dating or wants to date a younger man.
If things progress into a relationship, keeping an open line of communication is essential.
The two of you must talk about your expectations, needs and fears. This will be a definite deal-breaker if you’re either past the point of having children or have no desire to have kids.
Remember that you have a great deal to offer any man worthy of your attention, whatever his age may be.
Before going on a first date, know what type of relationship you want.
Are you interested in a fling, a committed long-term relationship or friends with benefits?