There are countless reasons why a younger man might date an older woman, but here's a list of seven that are the most probable from this dating coach's perspective.
1) For Lust Maybe you're just hot and he wants you. After all, nature has played a mean trick on humans with women reaching their sexual peak later in life and men reaching it earlier. Not only that, but if a younger man finds you attractive, whether or not you go for it, his attention is flattering.
A fling with a young man brought Stella back to the joys of life.
This is another reason older men love to date younger women.
A young woman is compatible with him in that she is also seeking more connection.
She has been in several relationships with men up to 20 years younger than herself.
She works out a lot by her own admission (and judging by her track record in this department) and often meets partners at the gym, not the bars.
The women like the flexibility and sense of adventure of their more spontaneous, younger companions, Tina B.
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.
Allow your self-esteem to rise as you think of yourself as the attractive, alluring woman that you really are. 2) For Fun Cyndi Lauper says "Girls just want to have fun." so go ahead and have some fun with that younger man who could be looking for the very same thing.
Sometimes life brings you an opportunity just for the sake of a good time. That's what the movie "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" was all about.
"Choose someone who is your voltage type -- has the same level of intensity about life.
If the voltages are different, one becomes the pursuer and one the distancer.
He may even be thinking of starting a second family with her so he can "get it right" this time around.