How to be the approachable older woman You may struggle with balancing your work identity and your single woman savvy self.
First off, get the age question out of the way up front and don’t let it rule as the elephant in the room. ” Don’t add doubt where doubt does not exist by continually asking him for validation in this area.I was married once before, to a man five years my senior.After 12 increasingly dreary years capped by a wrenching divorce, I couldn't imagine why women in my situation (childless divorcées) complained about the prospect of reentering single life. Wasn't finally having some laughs, romance, and excitement the way to take the "crisis" out of "midlife"?This will enable you to feel confident and stop questioning “Am I too old for him? Find comfort and confidence in the fact that he is interested in you, or you would not be having this conversation in your head!Once you have established common ground – you both have mutual interest – soften your approach with him sometimes. Encourage him to share his dreams and passions with you, even if he is still developing his career.In both cases, this may be due to the allure of the possibilities that come with mixing ages, interests and backgrounds.