Evolutionary psychologists say that relationships like this often occur because while fertility lasts only from puberty to menopause in women, it starts at puberty and can extend long into midlife for lots of men.
That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.
Marrying an older woman, on average, means marrying a more mature person. Parenting is far more difficult and stressful than many people realize.
It requires great maturity and equanimity to consistently set limits but not excessive ones, remain calm, and collaboratively solve problems with your child.
And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.
That relationship between a younger guy and an older woman is likely to be supercharged by a combination of the younger man’s peak sex drive and the older woman’s confidence, experience and her own sex drive. But not every cougar (a hot woman several years older than you) is Mrs. Older women have limited patience for the shenanigans of youth, so stick to these five no-fail rules and you will be dating older women in no time.While you figure out the math, let me be clear that I’ve met several other women in their early- to mid-20s who also prefer to date from a much older pool for various reasons.And while cliché dictates that, sure, men are into it, there’s been some recent research done about younger females often gravitate toward mature men.