Tips for dating a widow
And that’s before you’ve considered kindness, compatibility, attraction, values, height, weight, age, humor, children, etc. We’re not looking at you to support us because we can support ourselves, so we’re free to choose whomever we want.
The question remains: if you can support yourself as well as any man can support himself, what DIFFERENCE does it make what he earns?
For a self-sufficient, high-earning man, a woman’s earning potential carries very little weight. Because we have always been taught that nobody is going to pay our way in life.
If so, is this the rare double-standard that works in favor of women?
“If I make 0,000, then he has to make AT LEAST 0,000.” I’ve never heard a man say the same thing.
Face it: if you’re a woman who is in the top 10% of earners – and you INSIST that your man out earn you – you’ve now eliminated 90% of the dating population. Which is – in my estimation – one of the main reasons it’s easier for men to find love.
In the same vein, I’ve had men grow uncomfortable when they realize that I am a year or two older than they are.
I’d think that at this stage of life (late 50s) a year or two (or 10) hardly matters.