Does Age Matter? Is Dating a Younger Man After 60 a Dream or a Disaster?
4 Benefits and Disadvantages of Dating a Younger Man
Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. These are just a few of the A-list celebrities who have an age gap of over a decade , and they're some of the most beloved and respected couples in Hollywood. Their unions are living proof that—when it comes to love—age really is just a number. So read on to find out what these couples—and others with a major age difference—know about love that the rest of us don't. A study found that "people generally disapprove of relationships in which one partner is significantly older than the other" and that this social disapproval does have a negative impact on the relationship. However, it also found that "marginalized partners appear to compensate for investment deficits by perceiving the quality of alternatives to their current relationships as poor, thus bolstering commitment to their current partners.
Women are beginning to broaden their horizons in the dating world and are no longer being bound by out-dated notions of having to remain within your age group when looking for a partner. There is a new sense of freedom as well as power, and you are realizing that it sounds like fun to be a beautiful exotic creature prowling the concrete jungle looking for something fresh and exciting…. A lot of people become discouraged when wondering how to seduce a younger man because they somehow get it into their head that you have to be Demi Moore or Madonna.
Do you get turned on by thought of a man who's got his K all figured out? Or maybe a salt-and-pepper beard just gets you going? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you might want to consider dating an older man.