Dating an older man how old is too old
A just-out survey - conducted by Crown Clinic Manchester — a hair transplant place, so I think we know where we’re going here — declares that men become sexually "invisible" to young women when they hit 39 years old. The same age as David Beckham, Russell Brand, Leonardo Di Caprio and many men I’ve got off buses to follow, such has been their appeal. (I’ve never actually got off a bus* to follow a man. *Always cabs) The study says 52% of respondents believe that men lose their allure as they reach 40 — and 39 men are viewed as father figures rather than sex symbols (because no-one has ever wanted to f--- a father, right…? You and your active sperm) and the most obvious sign of this change (manopause? I’m no Miss Andry, but, boy, women suffer much more than men from such looks-ist attitudes. (Women’s perception of what’s attractive in the opposite sex is way broader and more forgiving. I’ve noticed after my last birthday (I turned 54 in June) that the response I get on has dropped to almost nothing.It’s as though moving from the early 50s to the mid 50s is some kind of death-knell for a dating life.
If that isn’t enough, stay tuned for further posts about this weirdo.
The other "signs" are greying hair, double chins, thinning hair and having bad teeth. It’s about attitude and confidence and intelligence and wit and charm and, subconsciously, fertility.
And you don't have to be married to a Dimbleby to know that men can still father kids well into their seventh decade — so this study doesn't stand up to rigorous scrutiny.
I was having breakfast the other day with a friend who was giving dating advice to his son.
For purposes of his anonymity, I am going to call just call him "Son." My friend said, "Son, you're 18 years old, so I am going to tell you how you date.