Finding those restrictions a bit picky, a friend and I devised a new strategy: We’d spend 2010 focusing on dating older guys.
It made sense: they have good jobs, they’re settled and own homes, and they’ve finally gotten to the point in their lives where they know how to treat a woman.
But I’ve noticed a new strategy among my set of female friends—lovely, intelligent, independent women—to combat the grime of the online dating world: date up. More and more women I know are dating men twice, yes , Anne Hathaway stands with Robert De Niro and a bunch of young male colleagues in a bar and draws a harsh comparison: “How in one generation have men gone from guys like Jack Nicholson and Harrison Ford to . I see what Hathaway means: Why put up with Tinder when there’s a whole generation of men out there who wouldn’t dream of using it?
There have never been more advantages to relationships with older men, precisely because Tinder and its ilk have made dating feel impossible to those of us who don’t want to participate in the battle of who-cares-less.
[Verse 6: Shabba Ranks] She nuh waan no Idle jube-jube, idle jube She nuh waan no Idle jube-jube, idle jube She nah lover's honey, what she want is money She nah lover's honey, what she want is money The woman is dealing with maturity That's why she nah go take nothing under 30 35 an 40, 45 an 50 55 and 60, the woman waan money [Verse 7: Krystal] Girls, this is my advice to you! He'll treat you good, he'll treat you well He may make you rich and proud So you won't have to bow, won't have to bow!
“I was actually asked to not be in weekly engineering meetings because I asked too many questions.” Garvey tried to build connections with the new members of the team.
Eventually though, despite her best efforts getting no traction, she says she stopped trying so hard and got another person to lead the team who reported to her.
[Chorus: Krystal] I'm in love with a man, nearly twice my age Don't know what it is, but its a hit for my youthful days As I go my way, I don't care what people say I'm in love with a man, nearly twice my age! Idle jube-jube, idle jube She nuh waan no Idle jube-jube, idle jube She want a man weh can pluck out the royalty The idle jube, you know say 'im nuh have money She nuh waan no lover's honey, she waan di money She nuh waan no lover's honey, she waan di money!
She want a elderly man I don't wrong her still Because she's thinking about the dollar bill Come now!
[Verse 2: Krystal] When I tell you girls, in my youthful days I never loved another man my age And then the Don, he came along Made me smile all the while He stood tall and strong, so strong, so strong...