Demonstrate your interest by planning creative dates and offering compelling and interesting conversation.
You are an equal in her mind, so remember this and exude confidence with her.
He needs to feel that, despite an age difference, you don’t take him any less seriously and you welcome the energy and vitality he brings to your relationship.
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.
Until the last decade, there have been far less female CEOs or women in high-level managerial positions.
What is also powerfully influential are the ever increasing and empowering lead roles created for women in movies, on TV, and through infinite social media forums.
When she shares her stories of how she grew into the amazing creature she is, don’t be shy in holding back your admiration.
This helps to break down the barriers that may exist if you are both at different points in your careers and life.In both cases, this may be due to the allure of the possibilities that come with mixing ages, interests and backgrounds.Many women who have reached an above-average level of success in their careers grew up in a time when there weren’t that many women in positions of great leadership or authority.To have achieved the success you have means you’ve spent a lot of time in this role and it can become intrinsic, and a natural part of who you are.For someone who may have had less exposure to women in positions of authority, dating you in your “career hat” can be intense.In time, one would hope things progress to a point where you forget you have any years on him at all, and he is merely your boyfriend, lover and partner.