Advice for Dating Younger Men
Jason Momoa and wife Lisa Bonet made headlines last week when Momoa recalled how he was a nervous wreck when he initially asked Bonet out on a date. Momoa was just 26 years old at the time, and approaching Bonet, who is 12 years his senior, was intimidating. Momoa worked up the nerve and the two have been together since. What is it about older women? It still seems more common for men to seek out younger women, but one of TODAY's most-read stories continues to be this post on why younger men fall for older women. We've celebrated the long-term relationships between actor Hugh Jackman, who is 13 years younger than wife Deborra-Lee Furness.
Designed for women over 30, dating can be a minefield. There are fewer definite people generally, and yes, there bidding be some men your age distinctively seeking out younger women. We animate in a society that worships by the altar of youth — above all when it comes to women. Actually, because women have primarily been appreciated for their beauty, a concept acutely rooted in ideas of youth, women are socially devalued as they acquire older.
En route for her shock and bemusement, there was a new term to describe can you repeat that? she had been doing most of her life — dating younger men. For many women, younger men — many of them 15 years before more their juniors — are a natural fit. Wheeler, a fiery redhead who lives outside Baltimore, leaned ago in her chair and sighed. I was a cougar before there were cougars.