No matter how real your feelings are, getting involved with someone under the age of 18 can lead to serious legal trouble.
(since Leo's girlfriends all look lie clones of each other, we're assuming any one of his exes.)Thankfully, the music is loud where these couples like to go, because what could a grown man possibly be chatting up a 19-year-old girl about?
What happened in 1998, the In other words, a deep connection on an intellectual level is likely a rare thing, say experts.
Thus, the ‘value’ a woman brings is intimately tied to her youth (and beauty, and other markers that have little to do with actual inherent human value).
This is a cultural double standard, as men are not nearly as deeply judged on these traits, and often have value tied to intelligence, talent, often money, etc.
In fact, one interesting theory is that as men approach middle age, they begin thinking about death more and more, and begin to behave almost like vampires, believing that they can “live forever” just by being in the vicinity of youth. from Columbia University, and author of .“One theory proposes that one of the greatest motivators for human behavior is the ‘denial of death’ (the theory proposes that this is why we create art, why we mentor others, etc. Dating a younger woman can help men feel more youthful and help stave off the midlife crisis (when we stop thinking about our lives in terms of time from birth and start thinking about our lives in terms of time till death),” Wright says.
Most aren’t even aware that this is what’s going on, says A. In addition to staring death in the face, there are other theories that address why much older men date actual teenager.“Probably the most prominent would be evolutionary psychology, which posits that men are attracted to youth and the kind of beauty that is unconsciously linked to procreation,” Wright says.
Love can be fickle, and we don’t always fall for the right people.
Sometimes a significant age gap makes a relationship impossible.
There’s the ego trip of being with a teenager who is so easily impressed that a car, or a flat — any signifier of independence — can seem dazzlingly mature.”The topic is a popular one on , where older men themselves explain why they were attracted to a much younger woman.“From my experience a lot of guys who were unable to get a career going as they near 30 date significantly younger because girls their age demand some type of career prospects,” said one commenter.“I dated an 18 year old when I was 23, so maybe I'm not the demographic you want.
There's a simplicity to relationships with younger women.
Sofia Richie, daughter of Lionel Richie, is dating the reality star and father of three and she’s only 19 years old. Lionel himself said he's not so into the relationship since Scott's antics have been one of the main storylines on over the past decade.