Women dating older men psychology
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 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.If we were to calculate the cost of all this, it is indeed a huge financial investment. Loyalty would mean the woman should make sure ‘I am the only man you have’ — no infidelity.The older man, in making this investment hopes to gain a return on his investment. It means ‘being available when I want you because you are kind of my property’.The unusual relationship and age gap isn't making waves in France, but it's getting a lot of attention in other parts of the world.In "Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance," authors Felicia Brings and Susan Winter interviewed more than 200 men to discover the allure of the so-called "Mrs.
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This is not the first time that this question has been raised.
This is an ongoing discussion that begs the question; what are the reasons older men date younger women and the psychological consequences of this kind of union?
This financial provision could mean renting an apartment, buying groceries, shoes, clothes and if the younger person has children (by a different man) provide for the children, ensuring the children are sent to school and taken care of.
This is so because, very often, the younger woman who dates an older man may not have the financial support of her child’s father.