Does Age Really Matter? Pros And Cons Of Older Women In Relationships

Date March 23, 2018

Depending on the age, reasons can vary greatly. As an example, let’s consider the relations of a 50-year-old woman and a man who is 8-15 years younger. At this age, the lady already knows exactly whom she wants to see next to her. If she does not find a man with the qualities she needs in her age category, she chooses a younger candidate.


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Why do women like younger men?

  1. They are more romantic.
  2. They know how to charm a woman.
  3. Show more respect.
  4. Such relations often raise the self-esteem and indulge the vanity.
  5. Young men can cause unconscious maternal tenderness.
  6. Woman forgives more easily - "After all, he's still so young".
  7. Some women think it is possible to re-educate young partners "for themselves".
  8. Despite the difference in real age, the psychological age of the partners may coincide.

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At the same time, such couples may face some problems:

  1. The feeling of jealousy.
  2. After growing up, a man solves his psychological problems with "mommy" and chooses the woman of the same age.
  3. Condemnation by relatives and friends.
  4. Difficulties with the social circles, they may not like each other’s friends.
  5. Different generations often have different views on many important aspects of life: life, attitude to money, children, parents, etc. which may cause conflicts.
  6. In long-term relationships, young men often have the desire to have children. At the same time, a woman can already be a mother and doesn’t want to go through it again, or doesn’t have the opportunity due to her age.


Should women have relations with younger men?

Of course, you may face a number of difficulties, but who said you won’t have them in relations with peers?  In any case, the decision is yours.

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The material in this article is for informational purposes only and does not replace the advice of a certified specialist.