Rules for dating younger men
Sherman agrees that a woman who's, say, divorced with older kids may have so many obligations to juggle that someone who's accrued less "baggage" is often appealing.
"They can just appreciate one another, and the moments they share." The theory that men's sexual peak hits decades earlier than a woman's, making an 18 year-old man and a 35-year-old woman unlikely-yet-perfect bedfellows, comes from a study conducted way back in 1953 (and the existence of a "sexual peak" is highly debatable).
Consider French president Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte, his wife of 12 years, who is 25 years older than her husband.
But spending time with someone less tethered to family obligations and long-entrenched lifestyle demands can feel pretty freeing.
The fact that most movies involving an older woman/younger man love story don't end well has helped cement that concept as a cultural truth—except, it's true. Yes, the dynamic brings a unique set of challenges—but it can also be pretty great, whether the goal a fling or a long-term relationship.
Here's some expert-sourced advice for a woman dating a younger man.
Then there's Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra..get the picture.
And according to a 2017 study from dating website Elite Singles, 450,000 of their male users between age 20 and 29 preferred dating an older woman (with 11 years being the most desirable gap).