There is actually an evolutionary psychological theory surrounding this common "phenomenon".
There have been many studies conducted exploring the reasons behind older men dating younger woman.
No point in psychoanalysis with this as it’s been going on for centuries and will continue to do so regardless of the critique.““Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Do you think a 44 year old man should be having an intimate personal relationship with a 20 – 21 year old woman?
Each ten years of a man’s life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.” ~ Goethe This is not a trick question. I suppose it really doesn’t matter what we think because it happens!
That isn’t true for my three girlfriends, but it’s true for me.
So many ladies ask me what is up with older men dating younger women.
We have seen it infuriate older women in public places like bars and restaurants.
What they seem to forget is along the way of the women’s revolution in the past twenty years young women have evolved very different beasts at 21-27 plus years compared to twenty years ago.
“If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating.The "successful older man" seeking "young attractive female" is common place.Let's reveal a few of the reasons behind older men dating younger women.1.Younger women and older men generally get along very well.It would be true to say most middle aged couples are really not very comfortable with the younger women and older men scenario and from our experiences middle aged women do not deal with this at all well.Studies show older men prefer youth and beauty first for mate selection and women choose men who offer resources and stability.