Well, if you’re a younger man looking to date an older woman, you’ll know that there’s truth in it.
Relationships that cross generations are no longer a social taboo and couples with substantial age differences are springing up all over the place.
Health and ageing won’t be a pressing concern for many younger men dating older women but, if you’re looking for a long-term relationship, they’re good to be aware of.
Older men and younger women share that same need for connection.
This is one of the cruel jokes of the dating world: younger men are focused on significance and younger women are focused on connection. At some point, an older man will realize he's squandered his youth on the pursuit of power and may have neglected his family in the process.
This is a need that is different for men and women at different stages in their lives.
Young adult women typically have more of a need for connection.
You may be in the stage of life when you’re still establishing your career, living in shared accommodation, or saving up to go travelling.
She, on the other hand, may already be settled, financially secure, maybe even a mother. But, if you are living a different lifestyle to the person you’re dating, it will likely lead to conflict.
When it comes down to it, a younger woman satisfies one of the most basic human needs: connection.
Something that I talk about this more in my book, .
Are you prepared to care for an elderly partner rather than enjoy your retirement travelling and having new experiences?
You’ll likely sacrifice many things for someone that you love but it’s worth considering what the future may hold so that you’re fully prepared.
He is tired of the rat race and is seeking more connection.