Dating men 2 years younger
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
This is something that, for whatever reason, almost always illicits weird reactions from people.
They can't keep up with me." These days Brenda is content to "just have fun sampling all types of hot young men." Susan explains her own predilection for young men: "They provide more creative excitement: Like me they have diverse interests in theater, music, and film, and look beyond what's on the New York Times best seller list." Equally appealing for the never-married 41-year-old Houston account executive: "Guys in this age group seem less obsessed with their careers and the roles men are supposed to play in a relationship.
An older guy can be more of a child than a young one." Translation: An ex close to her age lost this lady because he placed his needs well above hers.
As syndicated sex advice columnist Dan Savage wrote in his blog on chemistry.com, "Older women/younger man couples have always existed but used to be barely tolerated and rarely acknowledged.
People today are less threatened by difference and more open to discussing what makes people happy." Meet Today's "Younger Man" If The Graduate were to be updated, the Dustin Hoffman character would be less pounced-upon and more of an equal-opportunity pouncer: A poll conducted by the online dating service mate1found that 65 percent of men in their 20s actively seek out women who are older by five years or more.