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Don't believe stereotypes
Don't believe stereotypes. Contrary to the popular legend of so-called cougars pouncing on young bucks, research shows that it is usually the man who initiates a relationship with an older woman.
When you meet a younger man you like, let him know you're self-sufficient. That's a big part of the attraction.
Don't play games
Don't play games. If you want to see him, call him. Many young men appreciate the straightforwardness of a mature woman
Maintain your independence
Maintain your independence. It's a trait that men who date older women say they value in their partner.
Find out his intentions
If things get serious, and you can't or don't want to have children, find out if this is a deal-breaker before things go too far.
Ignore the naysayers who say a relationship with a younger man will never last. In one study, the average length of an older woman/younger man relationship was 13 years.