My years of New York City dating—if you’re counting, there have been 12—have involved a lot of guys, short- and long- and mid-term. My shortest—minus the one-off hookups that we all know aren’t “dates” at all—was somewhere in the range of two weeks.There have been certifiable crazies, like the Eastern European fellow who broke my bedroom window in a fit of rage and told me not to complain that he’d broken my “fucking window.” There was the Jersey boy who worked in women’s handbags; fond memories involve him drunk-puking at the Hilton, then giggling hysterically, running, and “hiding” our soiled comforter in front of someone else’s door down the hall. There was the dashing Argentinean only in town for a week; the Ronkonkoma deli worker barely old enough to drink; the beleaguered i-banker who came over regularly just to pass out on my couch.Add trendy sunglasses and readers, ballet flats and Converse sneakers, tousled hair with long piece-y layers and bangs. Sign up for the AARP Health Newsletter DATING A MUCH OLDER GUY.Look impeccably groomed and age appropriate classy.However, it’s critical for someone who loves their work so much to explain their needs at the outset of a new relationship.
Wear a small-ish bag, “good” jewelry and fresh feminine reds, roses or corals on nails and lips. This guy wants a parallel mate so be up for Soul Cycle sessions, fillers, Botox, tooth whitening, highlights, extensions and salon spray tans.
Workaholic husbands on the other hand, should try to keep an open mind and look upon the situation from the point of view of their partners to see and understand what she is trying to get across.
Then there should be some things that need to be done in order to balance things out.
Layer black with soft neutral greys, khakis, and tans.
Splurge on dermatologist laser treatments to clean up brown spots so you can bare decolletage, hands and face without a thought.