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Why Younger Women Date Older Men

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Why Younger Women Date Older Men
It's not just French women who date older men. Just look at Mary-Kate Olsen! Can it really work?
 
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Fashion designer, businesswoman and former child star Mary-Kate Olsen, 25, has been caught canoodling with former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's younger half-brother, Olivier Sarkozy. The recently single Frenchman is almost 20 years her senior, and carrying the emotional baggage of an ex-wife, two children and a stunningly beautiful actress ex-girlfriend.

Photos of Olsen and Sarkozy watching the New York Knicks play the Los Angeles Clippers are popping up all over the web. Sarkozy, the managing director for Washington, D.C.-based asset managing firm The Carlyle Group, was photographed caressing the young designer’s hair and whispering into her ear throughout the game.

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After the press caught wind of the two spending the Memorial Day weekend together in the Hamptons, the New York Post confirmed the pair have been dating for a month now and are “head over heels” in love with one another.

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But what’s crazy is that while Olsen (who we all know from her role in the popular 90's TV show Full House) was sucking her thumb and adorably uttering her catchphrase-- “You Got it Dude...” Sarkozy was graduating from high school and filling out college applications.

So why are more younger women like Olsen falling into the arms of older guys?  

Christie Hartman, PhD, Dating Coach and Author of Changing Your Game: A Man's Guide to Success with Womenbelieves young women like Olsen are seeking maturity, confidence, wisdom and resources young men can’t provide.

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“Men in their twenties, especially under 27, can be immature, not know what they want in life and have difficulty committing,” she says. “This may not be true for all guys, but in my experience it is pretty common. Older men, however, have the guts to approach women and may make a better sexual match."

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