Unlike guys in their 20s, men in their 30s and above have an established sense of who they are in this world and what they’re doing with their lives.This makes them much more relaxed and less eager to impress (which is never an impressive quality) than their younger counterparts.Kyle Jones, a 31-year-old Pittsburgh guy, was in the news for having a relationship with 91-year-old great-grandmother, Marjorie Mc Cool. However, this article is about younger women falling in love with older men. Traditionally, it has not just been customary but also advisable for girls to marry men who were a few years older - maybe by two to five years.There are biological as well as psychological reasons for this.In my opinion, there is a lot more than just 15 years that separates you from your 42-year-old boyfriend.He's had a heck of a lot more life experience than you have.Tired of dating someone who thinks fine dining means no more than getting a cloth napkin instead of a paper one and whose efforts to impress your parents culminate in wearing a clean shirt while speaking in full sentences?
Well, my dears, you've come to the right place. Or, in Jess's (Zooey Deschanel's character, for those of you who aren't fans yet) case, don't ask about his health: "How's your prostate? Cece even tells Jess as she's first considering dating Russell (the one and only Fancypants) that "he intimidates you because you wouldn't have to take care of him, he'd take care of you."DON' T make your man feel older than he actually is (or date yourself).Dear Christine, I started dating a man and we have an amazing connection. I had NEVER considered or imagined I would be drawn to someone so much older. Do I turn away what seems to be my perfect match because of the age gap?We have endless and effortless conversations about the myriad interests we share, he's hilarious (and he thinks I am too), we share the same values in life, I feel like I can be 100% myself with him. Let me be clear, I'm not drawn to him because he "fathers me." I have a great, solid relationship with my dad and have no issues there.In fact, statistics prove that, on average, American men marry younger women.According to the same study, successful men featured on the Forbes 400 list married women seven years younger. When these super-rich men remarried, their subsequent partner was substantially younger, 22-years younger on average. Financial gain seems to be the obvious answer, so I will get it out of the way straightaway. Girls get a head-start by marrying older men, as it affords them a similar or better lifestyle than they were used to while living with their parents.