Older woman dating young men
But he hypothesizes that the reason men with younger wives live longer is that a younger woman may help with health care, and she may help expand his social network.
But there are benefits for women with younger husbands.
” A feminist think piece in The Guardian responded to a heavy-on-the-sarcasm column in The Daily Mail that portrayed Mr. Macron to wipe his mouth or give him “a smack” for misbehaving. Macron has been called a “menopausal Barbie” and Mr. “It makes people very uncomfortable to see the gender equation reversed,” she said.
“Out there in the world are many, many younger men who would love to date older women, but would never do anything about it because there’s this appalling societal double standard.”As unconventional as the Macrons’ marriage may seem, the pairing of an older woman with a significantly younger man is not a new one (recall Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher or Madonna and Brahim Zaibat), nor is it that uncommon.“We make this assumption that men want all the power,” said Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and adviser to Match.com, which funded a survey of 5,500 singles in America last year and found that 26 percent of women were open to dating men 10 or more years younger. Men want a companion, and we are seeing the rise of women as intellectual partners, as sexual partners, as soul partners.”Ms.
Taylor-Johnson has been married since 2012 and has two children with Sam Taylor-Johnson, 50, a director of “Fifty Shades of Grey” and other films.
Women’s financial independence may be the key to understanding why such relationships are so controversial: They challenge traditional gender roles. Women’s sexual desirability is traditionally correlated with youth.
Drefahl found that having a younger husband actually shortens a woman’s lifespan.
The women who lived the longest were those with husbands around the same age.
Examples of such relationships already abound in popular culture.
Take Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 26, who won a Golden Globe this year for his role in “Nocturnal Animals” and stars in the coming movie “The Wall.” Mr.
Fisher added that the prevalence of May-December romances involving younger men is part of a general shift in Western culture toward double-income families.