Pros & Cons Of Dating Older Women

Younger men dating older women seem to be the norm. We see it all the time. You pass people on the street and you see a guy whose seems a little bit younger than the woman. In showbiz, you can see many celebrity relationships that stayed the longest even with age-gap issues.

While there are many good things of dating older women, there are also bad things that come with dating an older woman. It must be noted that the majority of the population has still tuck to the traditional thoughts that the woman should be younger.

So before getting into such a relationship, better know these pros and cons first;

The Pros

  • They are very low maintenance. They don’t need you to pull their wallet or your wallet out all the time because they’re not looking for expensive things, but they’re looking for a physical relationship.
  • They are confident. A lot of men find their confidence very sexy. Confident in a sense that they’re ready to take risks and achieve what they want.
  • They are independent. Older women have got their own money, they’ve got their own lives, they’re not clingy and they’re not particularly demanding. So, it takes the pressure off in men.
  • Nothing is a biggest turn off to younger guys than rushing them about having a baby. An older woman is either had her children and having a baby is not that constant to them. Men appreciate that because it takes off the stress level.
  • Sexually too, they are much more comfortable in bed, in their own skin and they know what they like and what makes them feel good. They are not afraid to communicate that with their partner.
  • They have more life experiences they can teach a younger guy, sexually, intellectually and socially.

The Cons

  • With a younger woman, you are able to experience new things together. An older woman, however, is not new to the dating game. What you consider to be a new experience is old news for her because she’s been there and done that.
  • The society will be against your relationship because people are used to the idea that the woman should be younger. One of the major issues is the big age gap and if the woman is wealthy.
  • Since they are very independent and well established, it could reduce a man’s self-esteem.
  • If you’re a young guy seeking to start a family, you have limited time to start with an older woman especially if she is nearing menopause. Moreover, she’s prone to complications during pregnancy.