They understand that a ‘significant other’ is a part of their lives and not their entire life. The most amazing characteristic about the independent woman is also her biggest enemy.
They have fears of failure like everyone else, but more than anything they are afraid of going through life without fulfilling their potential.
Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.
Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.
Give us time to release those super-personal details because we want to, we just can't yet. We are going to be lazy AF in terms of pursuing you.
At this point, the only way I'm getting close to a new romantic partner is if they pick a single daisy from every country on the planet and bring it to my doorstep wrapped in gold leaf they stole from Robert De Niro's house. We probably won't commit to you for a while, but that doesn't mean we're cool with you sleeping with other people. The worst thing you can do to someone with trust issues is to make them feel bad about having them.