It's not what you think -- the stamina or "re-boot" ability of the younger male.The women like the flexibility and sense of adventure of their more spontaneous, younger companions, Tina B.The much touted idea that women peak sexually in their 30s and men in their teens does not enter into it -- most of these couples are beyond both those age periods.
Those were the ages of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore when the couple tied the knot last year, making their highly publicized May-December romance official.
But even though their older woman-younger man relationship may be among the world's most visible, it's not that unusual anymore.
You will experience this firsthand when you date an older man.
It can be very refreshing if you feel like you have been stuck dating people who are less than honest or transparent in expressing how they feel about you, life, or just things in general.2.
Open Communication — As you mature and get older, holding back your feelings, your point of view, and your perspective become less instinctive.
Being straightforward and honest about your feelings is something you are more likely to do.
Tessina, Ph D, a licensed family therapist in practice in Long Beach, Calif., and author of The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again, tells Web MD.
For their part, the men like the sophistication and life success of their older mates, she explains.
"What you don't want," she explains, "is one partner wanting to go out, the other stay in; one willing to talk, the other wanting space (and silence to enjoy it)." Susan Winter is co-author, with Felicia Brings, of Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance.
She has been in several relationships with men up to 20 years younger than herself.
Finding someone who is compatible, has some emotional maturity and who can be a life partner you can count on is a struggle.