Perhaps there’s something to being more open about what you want after all.It’s long seemed unfair that a woman has to contend with their biological clocks on a scale that men don’t.Successful couples come from all stories and backgrounds.That said, age gaps have been proven to cause some unique challenges and complications.Like, for example, reminiscing about pop culture phenomena from your childhood.You know, remember that song from that TV show everyone was watching in high school? But those things you can laugh off if everything else is going well.According to research, one of the main reasons younger men go for older women is because they’re more accomplished, established and confident.
According to dating website Toyboy Warehouse, 50 per cent of women dating younger men had managerial jobs.
I was married once before, to a man five years my senior.
After 12 increasingly dreary years capped by a wrenching divorce, I couldn't imagine why women in my situation (childless divorcées) complained about the prospect of reentering single life. Wasn't finally having some laughs, romance, and excitement the way to take the "crisis" out of "midlife"?
Parties, rock concerts, nightclubs—I dated the way I should have when I was younger: for fun, without an eye toward marriage.
While we may usually assume a large age gap indicates an older man, there are plenty of women who date and marry men that are significantly younger (although perhaps not quite as extreme as Brigitte Macron, who is nearly a quarter-century senior to her husband, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France).