3. Men assume all women their age are like their ex-wife or partner. As the saying goes, "Once burnt, twice shy." Some men have this ridiculous belief women their own age are all the same. I'll share an example. If he's had a bad experience with his partner going through menopause, frankly it scares the crap out of him to think about having to go through it all over again with someone new.
Menopause seems to be a cause for many failed marriages or at least that's what some men I've talked with blame it on. If he's ever been online dating or on a few sour blind dates with a woman who's still bitter about her break up; all of a sudden he thinks they're all like that.
Younger women, who have never been in a serious relationship or "tainted" by a bad marriage seem like a great option for an older man, believing this will be a stress and drama free relationship. Unfortunately for him, his assumptions about dating a younger woman being "hassle-free" may be very, very wrong. Most relationship require work and cooperation to make it successful.
Thankfully not all older men seek younger women for a relationship. When you consider what makes a successful long-term, healthy relationship last, age is just one consideration in a number of relationship factors to consider.
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