Perils of dating younger women
In my marriage my ex way way more emotionally mature than I was (she was also 8 years older) In subsequent relationships I was the more mature, now I'm with someone of similar emotional maturity and it is plain sailing, no drams, no egos, no tension.
You may more likely find a wife you'll be contented with long-term if you don't limit your options to people of your age and younger.If he's married to a 60 year-old woman, he's married to someone who, on average, is physiologically ten years younger and thus likely healthier and more vigorous, physically and mentally.If you'd feel more comfortable growing old with someone in similar shape to you, consider an older woman.Marrying an older woman, on average, means marrying a more mature person. Parenting is far more difficult and stressful than many people realize.It requires great maturity and equanimity to consistently set limits but not excessive ones, remain calm, and collaboratively solve problems with your child.I'm 58 and my girlfriend is 8 years younger than me, which doesn't seem like much of a difference physically... Of course, that depends on the health and biological age of the people. I was beginning to believe that because of this, men gravitated toward girls 20 years thier juniour or even more. If hes old enough to be her dad then im a bit grossed out and convinced he must be a pedophile of some sort.
To be honest though, I'm seeing more men date women 20 years younger then them. Maybe thats a bit harsh or "closed" minded but really i put the same belief on women dating men 20 years younger as well.
So, for example, anecdotally I've observed that more women than men ages 35 to 40 want to do do extreme sports such as rock climbing, run marathons, or do triathlons.
Objections Today, thanks to prenatal screening, most women have a high probability of having a healthy baby through their 30s and even early 40s.
In contrast, if he had married someone five years older than him, they're more likely to be health peers and to fade away together.
Earlier on life's conveyer belt, the typical 65-year-old man has at least one significant health issue.
NOTE: For those who might wonder why this article focuses only on straight men and women, it is because many of the issues in marrying an older person relate to pregnancy or health and there are significant gender differences in age-related health and sexuality. Mainly it's a visceral, physical thing although some men may value a younger woman because she is more likely to look up to him if only because he may have advanced more in his career.