One of them published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology, looked at 400 romantic ads in the Swedish newspapers Göteborgs-Posten and Aftonbladet and on the websites Spraydate and Of a total of 97 men who mentioned age in their ads, only three were looking for an older partner — among men aged 40 to 59, only one out of 67.
Women I've interviewed between the ages of 40 and 70 largely believe men their age are interested in dating someone their own age.
“I’m not his daughter,” she said as she took my arm and we walked away. So, despite the age gap, something appears to have been right between us.
Tomorrow, we will celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary with our two little girls (passers-by on the pavement routinely take me to be their grandfather).
The fact that he looked like a sack of wet sawdust and had the conversational talents of a clogged drain did not seem to come into the reckoning. The same woman had once told me “Money is what women care about most of all” and, while she was obviously speaking for herself, she may also have been voicing the general approach to sex and marriage of a certain category of womanhood.
It's no surprise there are a number of websites emerging and profiting from these "mutually benefiting" relationships.Throughout history, it's been common for older men to select younger women as their brides, across cultures, nearly universally.