Time after time, it seems men prefer dating and picking younger women as their partners.Although the reasons can vary from one couple to the next, the common factor is that desirable perk and renewal.Some even take out their judgment verbally, like with Mary-Kate Olsen, 27, whose 44-year-old fiancé is dismissed as “gross,” “creepy,” “ick,” and “bizarre.” Or Joaquin Phoenix, 39, whose relationship with his 19-year-old girlfriend makes for something “disgusting,” “crazy,” and “sick.” Whether she’s 19 or 27, if a girl dates a substantially older man, most people will assume there’s something wrong, weird, or disturbing going on.
This happens especially when he’s coming from a previous marriage or long term relationship.
Generally, men will seek a fun, light hearted relationship that will make them forget about the one that tied them down for so long.
According to professionals at Two Of Us, a division of The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center, age differences are often viewed as an obstacle that prevents a mature relationship from developing.
A main disadvantage of dating an older man is the tension it may cause between you, and your family and friends.
Being as inexperienced as I was (did I mention I was still a virgin?!