I’ve dated all across the age spectrum, but I always come back to older women. Without fail, the younger ones do not have the “texture” that holds my interest, much less the class, elegance, poise and life experience that I appreciate in a high-caliber woman. I found it funny a few years ago when the term Cougar came into the lexicon. I guess you could say that I loved cougars before Cougars were cool.
Just over a year ago, my sweetie and I broke up. We had been together for 5 ½ years and she was most definitely the love of my life and in my belief (and those of more than one psychic and intuitive), my soul mate or as some would say, one of them.
The breakup wasn’t my choice and frankly, it was devastating to me. To this day, I’m still very much in love with her and would marry her tomorrow. I’m 40, she’s 53. The age matters to me not one bit. I find her to be the most beautiful woman I’ve ever known and when I see her, I see God. That may sound hokey, but it was actually a deeply spiritual relationship and that was an area we both shared very much.
The reason for the demise of the relationship was because I hit a rough spot in my life and found out I actually wasn’t as grown-up as I thought I was. It became apparent that in many ways I was a 25 year old in a 40 year old body. That is not good for an older woman who is elegant, classy and sophisticated and needs a mature, responsible man in her life, soul mate or not.
I’ve spent the last year “in the desert” and I’ve grown up. How can I convince her of this so that we can start to rekindle what we had? Mick