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3 Reasons Men Love To Date Younger Women

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3 Reasons Men Love To Date Younger Women
What's the age gap all about?
Have you ever wondered why older men prefer younger women? What's the big deal anyways?

So many ladies ask me what is up with older men dating younger women. There is actually an evolutionary psychological theory surrounding this common "phenomenon." There have been many studies conducted exploring the reasons behind older men dating younger woman. 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 match.com.

Men in all categories prefer younger partners. 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.

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Women I've interviewed between the ages of 40–70 largely believe men their age are not interested in dating someone their own age. Studies show older men prefer youth and beauty first for mate selection and women choose men who offer resources and stability. It's no surprise there are a number of websites emerging and profiting from these "mutually benefiting" relationships. The "successful older man" seeking "young attractive female" is common place. Let's reveal some of the reasons behind older men dating younger women.
 

1. He's having a mid-life crisis. Well this is an easy explanation. Men, who feel they've been "tied down" for far too long or what he considers a marriage of obligation, feel as if he's been cheated of his youth and his "fun years." It's as if he seeks a younger woman to replace his older model (wife) and convince himself somehow dating a younger woman will bring back his youthfulness and give him a second chance to have fun again.

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A gentleman dating a younger woman is not like having a time machine. This is about the same time he spends his money more freely on extravagant man toys, replaces his wardrobe, invests in hair club for men and maybe hires a personal trainer. Some men date  younger woman to prove to themselves they haven't lost his touch. Keep reading ...

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