But now that women can support themselves, they are using attractiveness as their main criterion.
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.
They have more sex than women with older husbands, according to a study by C. Gagnon cited in gerontologist Sara Katherine Archer’s article.
Women in these relationships also report being happier overall. 825-853 Wiley for the Economics Department of the University of Pennsylvania and Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University By: Hernan Vera, Donna H.
The first woman I ever fell in love with was 20 years older than me.
I’d grown up with two older sisters so being around more mature women was nothing new but this felt different — very different.Yet men live longer if they are in a relationship with a younger woman.Drefahl is unsure why women with younger husbands don’t live as long.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.