Dating someone younger men
Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.Actress Robin Wright, 47, is engaged to fellow actor Ben Foster, 33.One woman, who is married to a man 14 years younger, said the only time she feels threatened by her age is when she looks in the mirror.
"They can just appreciate one another, and the moments they share." The theory that men's sexual peak hits decades earlier than a woman's, making an 18 year-old man and a 35-year-old woman unlikely-yet-perfect bedfellows, comes from a study conducted way back in 1953 (and the existence of a "sexual peak" is highly debatable).
So it’s good to look carefully at the individuals rather than just fostering limiting beliefs regarding age."To say that anyone dating someone younger is trying recapture their youth is an unfair generalization.
But spending time with someone less tethered to family obligations and long-entrenched lifestyle demands can feel pretty freeing.
“When you’re with a younger person, you have to think, ‘What’s going to happen in five years? No matter what your age, to go forward in life with an eye toward becoming a kinder, more loving person sounds like an infinitely wiser approach to keeping love alive than worrying over the inevitable appearance of laugh lines.
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