ALSO READ: Reasons you should NEVER date your work mate “They are, however, not that open and straight forward like their male counterparts. Some are those innocent-looking teachers, business ladies, widowed neighbours, our aunts, our mothers’ friends, strangers at events or even fellow parishioners at our local churches.
They are all innocent as they come, until they subtly start to flirt,” reveals a certain Kuria*, who confesses of having been hit on by an older neighbour he had all a long been respecting and according same reverence he does to his mother.
These ladies have learnt the tricks from the best; their male counterparts.
It comes off as inappropriate when a grown woman squeezes herself in a dress that is tight in all the wrong places,” says Gideon, adding that poor taste of clad despite being rich is a put off to him and his kind.
Older women who are interested in dating younger guys are advised to be subtle as they make their moves. So long as an opportunity arises and they get a chance, they always make the chase so long as their object of desire looks promising,” says Derick Ominde, a Nairobi-based relationship coach.
“Boys will always be boys; their age notwithstanding! ALSO READ: Signs that show you are afraid of being alone Ominde says when it comes to clothing, insisting on short dresses, no matter how cute you think your thighs are, always makes one look sleazy.
“Being hit on in public by an older woman is a bit uncomfortable,” say Gideon*, who adds that he doesn’t mind dating a cougar, but he can be put off if she is very direct and in the open.
Gideon says for a woman to try and get into this sort of relationship, she has to try and master the art of aging gracefully, too.