There’s no denying that they’re, for the most part, in better shape, with better skin, and less baggage from broken relationships.

Put another way, if a woman has an array of other quality options closer to her age range, what incentives would she have to date a man who is SEVENTEEN YEARS OLDER? Before any 40 people get all hot and bothered about this – I am not judging. I do think people improve with age (my wife is nodding). She doesn’t need a guy who will be taking Viagra when she’s sexually peaking at 43..

But let’s not pretend that we, as a culture, don’t worship at the altar of youth. He’s got the job and the home and the car, and been divorced with a kid already.

Chose to gamble everything away instead of making sure the family was taken care of.... He is more than old enough to be your dad and if you do ask and he says yes it just proves he is a pervert. He is more than old enough to be your dad and if you do ask and he says yes it just proves he is a pervert. Men can marry men, women can marry women and some are trying to figure out which bathroom to use so why in the world would it not be right for two people who are attracted to one another to do what might be right for them? She was a mail order bride who had "aged out" of an orphanage.

However the bottom line is any man that age who actually knows who he is, is truly intelligent and established will never do more than have fun with that female. Back in those days women were more calculating in choosing a man than they are today.

You can't enjoy life and live on the safe side all the time. On my mother's side, the great grandfather was past 50 when he married his second wife, who was in her early 20s.

My grandfather was 31 and my grandmother was 18 when they married in 1918.At 21 or frankly up to 30 we haven't yet become the adult version of ourselves. If you truly want to have fun and aren't going to care when it ends then sure. They (and their parents) preferred one who would provide security.But overall it's a waste of time where you're most likely going to be hurt and far better off having fun with men closer to your age. You can't enjoy life and live on the safe side all the time. Now young women mostly choose men by sexual attraction.If you’re over the age of 40 and have ever said, “But I’m told I look five years younger than my age”, then you’re not immune to it yourself. And nobody has more choices than a 28-year-old woman. So if a woman finds it more appealing to just step into that world – to jump from the prolonged adolescence of the late 20’s into full-fledged settled-down womanhood – that could make sense.But see, for men who covet younger women, it’s not whether you look good for your age – it’s what age you really are. If she wants to date a guy who is 6’2”, makes 0,000 , likes skiing, is within ten miles of her house and five years of her age, you know what? All she has to do is go on Match.com, and wade through a few thousand applicants. There are many other things that are attractive about older men. They can afford nicer restaurants and vacations and have cultivated greater tastes in the arts.Things are great as they usually are in the beginning, time will tell. I've seen it break up families, I've seen younger women/men have to care for those older spouses when they don't want to because they are still young enough to do a lot of things that the older spouse can no longer do, I've seen them die and the younger one have children to raise, and I've seen some very happy and it worked...