Beyond my own anecdotal assumptions, I also have many 50-year-old friends (and readers) across the country, who are well acquainted with the older man-younger woman phenomenon – even among aging boomers. “Not just a younger body in bed, but a trophy on the arm, a woman who is less likely to contradict him, a woman less likely to compete with him even inadvertently, and less need to compromise.
“Why would a man want a woman he can talk with intelligently? I looked at him and raised my eyebrows as he began to smirk. Most of these middle-aged men have been married before, and they view the younger woman as easier, lighter, and it feels good… But I love all models.” As nice as that is to hear, in my experience, he is the exception.
First, there is the fact that before meeting him, I spent nearly seven years on and off dating sites – and on two continents. In the US, I was likely to hear from men 10 to 20 years older.
I wasn’t up for becoming Nurse Nancy, and that seemed in some instances the only option!
She is considering relocation, and hoping for more options elsewhere.
As my significant other was scoffing at my insistence that it’s tough for women to find good men once they’re over age 45 much less 50, I reminded him that I possess plenty of experience in matters of Second Life Socializing.
however long it lasts.” “Sounds like a car,” he said. I certainly remember my younger days when I went out with older men.