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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 that dating a younger woman will bring back his youthfulness and give him a second chance to have fun again.A gentleman dating a younger woman is not like a time machine. 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".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.
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 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.Women I've interviewed between the ages of 40 and 70 largely believe men their age are 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.Men have biological clocks, too, if you didn't already know.They assume older women Menopause seems to be the cause of many failed marriages (or at least that's what some men I've talked with blame it on).