"The women," he says, "were more interested in men their own age or older." As for the men, he says: "I guess it could be nice not to hang around a ditz with no knowledge of music or something like that." "We have strong 'shoulds' on ways of partnering up," Kathryn Elliott, Ph D, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, explains to Web MD. We pathologize anything that isn't within those shoulds." The key to making older women/younger man relationships work, Elliott says, is to match what she calls voltages.
If that's the case, then it's time for you to explore the hidden pleasures of an age gap relationship.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.For men, perhaps you have experienced many relationships already, just got out of a long relationship or you simply just want a to feel alive and young once again.It is natural so reclaim your youth and try striking up a relationship, whether romantic or just friendship, with a younger lady!