Are we at different stages in our life: yes, do we work through it: yes.
Smith is such a manther, did you see his new girlfriend?
From a personal perspective, I'll tell you that ever since I was 25 I've been inundated with chat request, flirtatious comments, emails and pickup lines from men in their 50s - and every single one has said something along same lines unfortunately: "I don't look or feel few people actually do look younger than they are chronologically, and if I were to mention I felt a massive incompatibility or that I felt deceived by their younger-looking online photos, it was a good bet my date would either lash out at me with a litany of vile insults, attempt the friends with benefits route, or both.
So for me, the dating younger women phenomena is frustrating - and not only because I have to find kinder, gentler ways of telling increasingly aggressive older men I'm not interested.
The offshoot of this ever-growing trend is that men my own age are busy pursuing women in their early 20s, to the point of where its rare to find a man in his 30s or older online whole profile says anything but 'dating younger women' is what they're after, even if its just the age range that is able to contact them.
And its not just me: many readers complain about the same thing, especially the 50-something ladies almost frantic with frustration, because - you guessed it - none of the men they grew up with will give them a second glance.
Their close relative Hyena is a little less attractive.
If you look at the ratings on UD, the gay definition has 432 thumbs up and 129 down, while the "young man who likes older women" definition has 8 thumbs up and 17 down. I'm 22, my lady will be 29 in a few days, I was 21 when we started dating.
I am fit, toned and dress younger than most men in their 50's. I am attracted to younger women because I still have the vigor and attitude of a younger man. " There are a lot of reasons why people in general are attracted to folks who are considerably (10 years) younger than themselves: to feel young again, to feel attractive to someone still in their reproductive prime, to enjoy the rush that youth provides (as opposed to the jadedness or anger some of us wear as we get older), and to feel proud that someone young and desirable is on our arm.
I don't feel much different than I did when I was 30, and younger women are attracted to me. From this angle I understand completely why someone would want to start dating younger women, yet I struggle with the implications on a larger scale.
Nary a label in sight, though those who date older women are known by the cuddly moniker of "Cubs." The Trouble With Dating An Older Man Well we say enough with the double standard.
Thirtysomething women dating younger men get the cougar-in-training label "Puma" but men in their thirties dating younger women?