It didn't take long before the couple started turning heads.Ten minutes into the date, a few passersby stopped to offer words of encouragement to the sexagenarian and an amused van driver even slowed down to take a closer look. 'As far as I'm concerned, age is just a number, so it doesn't make any difference.'An 86-year-old man, who declined to give his name, was also supportive.'I see nothing wrong with it, providing they look after one another,' he said.Despite how common younger women dating older men is, it is still a bit taboo.
So, now that I've glorified older men enough (don't worry, young, 20-something lads, your day will come…
Without those weightier responsibilities, Millennial boys (or, for the most part, the ones I've encountered) are living this suspended fratboy mentality.
Thus, we ladies have looked to older men to fulfill those more grown-up needs.
If they’re married or if they’re a couple, I don’t see a problem.' However, he also admitted he wouldn't mind having a young, rich girlfriend But he claimed that he personally wasn't 'too fussed by it'.
When it comes to young women dating older men, almost everyone has an idea what is an “acceptable” age gap.
Let’s be clear here: when I say “dating older men,” I am not referring to Anna Nicole Smith and her “elderly oil tycoon” J. Nor am I talking about older men taking advantage of naïve 18-year old girls because they are easy to impress and fall prey to seduction tricks.