"I read him philosophy and he helps me figure out what the heck they're talking about." While no statistics are readily available, older man-younger woman couples have long existed and may be becoming more prevalent and more socially acceptable.
In certain Hollywood and corporate circles, especially among financially successful men, the practice is so common that these younger women, usually second wives, have been given the disparaging nickname of "trophy wives." Medical advancements are helping this merger of the generations become more realistic than ever.
"True love can be ageless," declared actor Doug Hutchison, 51, an actor who starred in the television series "Lost," when he announced his May marriage to Courtney Alexis Stodden, a 16-year-old beauty pageant queen turned aspiring country star. Kelly's rumored romance with 15-year-old singer Aaliyah to rocker Ted Nugent falling for 17-year-old Pele Massa in 1978 -- and becoming her legal guardian because she was too young to marry him -- relationships between older men and younger girls never fail to make us squirm. states, a person can't legally consent to sex until age 17, and individuals under 18 years old must have a parent's permission to marry in all states except Nebraska, where the legal marriage age is 19. Lou Ann Brizendine, who has written about brain development in males and females, says that girls' brains are as much as two years ahead of boys' during puberty and that boys may not even catch up to girls until late adolescence or their early 20s, so a few year between partners can -- and often does -- make for a compatible match.
A few weeks later, ' June 16th Vows column featured the wedding of Christopher Cox, 32, the grandson of Richard Nixon and former campaign aid to John Mc Cain, to Andrea Catsimatidis, whom he met when she was a senior at an Upper East Side high school. This squeamishness is understandable: Hutchison is nearly old enough to be Stodden's grandfather. Of course, men have paired up with younger women -- often much younger women -- for all of human history. Marriage aside, the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth, conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics, found that a significant number of girls lose their virginity to older partners.
The age difference doesn't show up when they're riding horses or racing down the slopes on a ski vacation. Eager to get the education she missed when she was younger, Latorre is enrolled full-time in college and plans to go to law school as well.
A mother of four -- her oldest is 12 -- she is preparing to launch a career for the first time.
She echoes Urban Cougar Brenda, "We have fun." Women like Susan and Brenda no longer worry about society viewing them as "cradle robbers" for snatching up younger men in an era when online dating sites like and are geared exclusively toward facilitating these intergenerational hook-ups.
As syndicated sex advice columnist Dan Savage wrote in his blog on chemistry.com, "Older women/younger man couples have always existed but used to be barely tolerated and rarely acknowledged.
Older women have limited patience for the shenanigans of youth, so stick to these five no-fail rules and you will be dating older women in no time.Are you tired of dating immature men who are only interested in sex, have no clue how to treat a lady or spend too much time hanging with their boys?If so, perhaps it’s time for you to date an older man. Puma or mountain lion known as a stalk-and-ambush predator. Older woman who only dates men at least eight years her junior.
Cougee [koo-gee] - "Older women are a turn-on." -- John, 35-year-old male Here's to you, Mrs. A 2003 survey conducted by the National Association of Retired Persons revealed that one-third of single women between 40 and 60 are dating younger men. They try harder and are not cynical or spoiled by bad past relationships." Like many women who consciously seek out younger men, the California publicist is a refugee from an early bad marriage.Her boyfriend, meanwhile, is on the downside of his working life.