Quotes about dating a younger women

As 81-year-old Marie said bluntly, “it is better to not marry than to marry the wrong person.Both my husband and I were married once before, and it took that experience to learn this lesson." Virginia, 73, described rushing into marriage as one of the biggest mistakes anyone can make. "So there was this fellow I’d been going with, and we up and got married the week I turned 18.Indeed, this phenomenon of men preferring younger mates and vice versa is technically known as the , and it has been well-documented.

And really sitting there with a piece of paper did it.

It may sound cold-blooded, but I made a list of what I and what he could bring to the situation.

When it comes to choosing a mate, I heard again and again: Choose carefully.

Looking back over their long experience, they believe some women are not careful enough.

Having walked the walk, she linked choosing carefully to the futility of expecting to change your husband.

"The biggest mistake is being too quick to enter a marriage," she said.

And one person can say, 'I really want children.' The other one says, 'Well, I’m not sure' and they let it go. But many older women in the study emphasized “choose very carefully” as a lesson — and one they wished to pass on to younger women wondering the big question: Should I stay or should I go?

It is a commonly accepted idea that men prefer the company of younger women, while women prefer men who are older.

I was in my 30s at that point, and I said 'Hmm, you know, this is what I want.' And this guy had those qualities — many more good ones than bad ones.

"By that time in my life, I was awake to what I needed.

In their view, they tend to do one of three risky and possibly disastrous things: First, they can fall passionately in love and commit immediately, Romeo and Juliet style; second, they can, especially as they reach their 30s, commit out of desperation, for fear that no one better will come along; third, they can drift or fall into marriage without the choice or its reasons ever becoming clear to themselves or others. Whether it is an impulsive move, a perceived last-chance leap or a slide into the inevitable, their advice is to stop, look, and listen — to yourself and others. Some strong testimony for the need to wait and choose carefully came from women who experienced failed marriages (sometimes getting it right in a second union).

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