Dating older woman 15 years
A common rule of thumb when it comes to dating is that it’s OK to be interested in someone who is half your age, plus seven years.
However, the rise of the "older woman-younger man" relationship has loosened this relationship convention and instead celebrates the age-gap romance.
“Just as we thought,” sceptics will exclaim, “These younger men are looking for a substitute mother.” The situation seems to confirm all the classic prejudices: the young guys have got an Oedipus complex and older women are only too happy to pander to it. As Susanne (36) explains, when she first introduced her 27-year-old boyfriend Mark to her family and friends, she had to put up with comments like this one from her mother: “He’s bound to leave you for a younger woman.” Susanne could only respond by shrugging her shoulders.
But have you ever wondered what a younger woman sees in an older man? That’s the kind of thing that could happen in any relationship: there are no guarantees that a relationship is going to last, no matter what the combination of ages.
somewhat figured out and you’re settling into this young adult business with gusto.
Eventually, with that kind of pace, burnout happens. Breakups happen, and my ex, the lovable college boyfriend who I was with for six years, went from being my boyfriend to a good friend who lived in my apartment.
Differences in age preferences for mates can stem from evolutionary mating strategies and age preferences in sexual partners may vary cross culturally.
There are also alternative social theories for age differences in relationships as well as suggested reasons for 'alternative' age-hypogamous relationships.
According to a survey by dating website Elite Singles, 20-something men actually have a preference for older women three to six years older than themselves.
The biological theory has always been men prefer younger women because they are likely to bear more children, while women prefer older men because they offer resources and stability.
Similar to their younger male counterparts, younger women have reflected this interest in older men.