In short, this is what I say. Older women tend to see younger men as immature and inexperienced. Also, we tend to be too critical on ourselves. Not to mention our confidence takes a hit when we limit ourselves due to negative beliefs. We also think that this could have a negative effect on our children. We think that we have to be with men who are the ideal father package and we value stability over adventure when it comes to who we think we want around our children.
Not to mention that in the rare and precious moments I do have to myself, it feels like a major risk to spend that time with someone I might never see again rather than catching up with friends, reading, zoning out to Netflix, or, you know, sleeping. Stop Swiping to Find Dates. A hookup and not a serious dating candidate. Look for Prospects IRL.
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But you deserve a shot at love, mama! So what red flags should you be looking for? Does he like kids? Will he be more into his BMW than me? Are his boys his priority?
I like both for different reasons and I definitely approach my situation with a man differently depending on his age. Older men have had more years to gain knowledge. Older men know what to say and when to say it. So he would admittedly keep his comments about my crankiness to himself.