After the old lady and cougar jokes are put aside, take time to appreciate the finer points of dating an older woman.
She has probably "been there and done that," so she may be looking for a long-term relationship and plans to settle down.
Or, it could be caused by something as shallow and immediate as a woman not wanting anyone to mistake her date for her younger brother or, God forbid, her son.
Fortunately, more women are realizing the flaw in these beliefs.
We know from a lot of research that greater equality tends to make couples happier,” writes study author Dr.