Old men dating young men
After all, young women are fun, free-spirited, energetic and have a zest for life.This youthful energy is attractive to an older man who may be feeling his mortality. It's not that we have similar temperaments, because we don't. When Patrick invited Richie, his new boyfriend, to Dom's 40th-birthday celebration, qualifying his and Dom's early hook up with "I'm a little old for Dom at this point," I understood exactly where Dom is coming from.
On the other hand, many women are most attracted to men in their 30’s, 40’s, and even 50’s.
When we broke up several months later, I figured I'd return to my regularly scheduled age group, but most of the guys who came after him, both the serious romances and the casual flings (Matias, Marcelo, Alejandro and Gonzalo in Buenos Aires, Jayden in Australia, David in Bangkok), were in their twenties.
While I'd love to say it's my youthful glow that makes me popular in the kiddie dating pool (several years ago, a 19-year-old mistook me for 24, but I still blame that on the flattering lighting in the Auckland club where we met), the truth is that most of the age-appropriate men I meet would rather wade there, too.
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