Mature women for dating
According to Joyce Kirabo who works with the Rwanda Education Board as a counselor and mentor, some young men are materialistic and financially strained, so they look out for older women who are already financially stable and can provide for them.
However, she warns that such relationships usually end in a bad way.
What’s more interesting, though, is why these women actually love the idea of being with an older man.
Plus, this intergenerational dating is filled with challenges that are not obvious but also not the easiest ones to overcome.
Iribagiza believes that if two people are in love and decide to get married regardless of their age difference,it shouldn’t be a problem.
Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them.
But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.
Julian is a divorced woman who fell in love with a man 17 years her junior.
This relationship, she believes, brought passion back to her lonely world.