A friend of mine, let’s call her Claire, is constantly on the hunt for a guy—a guy who calls, a guy who cares, a guy to take her off the market. After they hook up, the guy wraps his arms around Claire and kisses her on the forehead. The boy promises to make her breakfast in the morning.
But instead all she gets are the same meaningless hookups, week after week. This time she flirts like crazy and kisses him by the bar but doesn’t go home with him because she wants to make him wait (she wants him to want her as much as she wants him). Instead, he wakes up at 8am and says he’ll text her later. She feels upset and unwanted and the only way to make this feeling go away is to find another guy. D., Human Behavior and Relationship Expert, Kerry Cohen, the author of Loose Girl, and Love Stylist Tristan Coopersmith to learn why you need think you need this male attention and how to stop feeling this way.
the driver looked a little older than my dad, at least 40.
He leaned out, and I thought he was going to ask me for directions, but instead he asked me how old I was. ‘Damn, you got some big titties for such a little girl.’ He made this gross smacking sound with his lips, and sped away. “I want to know,” she asks, “why do older men hit on younger women?
Claire meets a guy at a party and the two of them hit it off. She texts him mid-week to get the details of the sushi date he promised her. A couple days pass and Claire still hasn’t heard from said boy. Claire desperately wants a relationship, but she continues to settle for sex. It’s one thing to want a man in your life because you actually like him; it’s another thing to want a man in your life to make you feel better about yourself.
So suggests a new study about the psychological effects of the popular dating app, presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.
It makes me feel like I can’t trust anyone, like all men want just one thing. ”♦◊♦I’ve been writing and researching about relationships between older men and younger women since 2005.
While the media is hyping the “cougar” phenomenon, they ignore the reality that in most age-disparate affairs the man is the older (sometimes, as in the case of Hugh Hefner, astoundingly older) partner.
Past research has shown that women are more discerning with their swipes than men, who swipe right more liberally.
But saying yes so often with the flick of a finger comes with a risk: the much higher chance of being rejected.