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June 17, 2016

Why Women Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Tell The Truth About Their Age

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Eli DeFaria
Eli DeFaria

I was recently flirting with someone in their 30s. It was her birthday and somewhere in the mix, I asked if she was“24 or 25” today… she blushed, laughed and said “23”.

Clearly, women find it complimentary when people assume they are younger than they really are. They’ve been made to believe beauty is associated with youth. And, you can’t really blame them because more often than not, older men tend to go for younger women. Plus, men, typically have a preference for a flat stomach, smooth skin and a certain weight profile.

So, as a defense mechanism, women come up with nonsensical rules like “you should never ask a woman her age”. The whole age thing confuses me. It doesn’t make any sense to me.

When a girl reaches her 30s, she has to work harder to keep her body in shape because her metabolism slows down. So, she’ll get a personal trainer, she will cut back on carbs, she won’t eat after 8:00pm, and she has to do cardio (and she hates cardio).

And would you believe she actually feels guilty when she eats a slice of cheesecake. Yeah, for real.

Now, call me stupid, but after all that sacrifice, it would seem logical that you would want to boast that you’re 35 and still got it! You should want people to know that you’re in your 30s.  You’ve worked your ass off and you deserve the admiration.

Furthermore, this is the way the world works now. When a young man in his 20s meets a hot 30-year old, he’ll crave her attention and fantasize about her. When a man in his 30s meets a hot girl, I can guarantee you, that in 2016, he would be more attracted to this girl if he knew she was in her 30s as opposed to thinking she was in her 20s. It boils down to this… when a woman takes care of her body, it’s the biggest turn on ever.

So, the next time you’re in a position to reveal your age to a guy… you should do it without hesitation. In fact, if he avoids the topic, you should even take the initiative and find a way to broach the subject. Trust me, it’s in your best interest. TC mark