In years past, society has been quick to accept relationships in which there was a large age discrepancy (commonly referred to as May-December romances) provided the older of the two committed participants was the man. However, thanks to strong, confident celebrities like Susan Sarandon, Demi Moore, Madonna and Katie Couric, dating a younger man is becoming more widely acceptable. Dating a younger man has several perks apart from obvious ones such as bragging rights.
Good Sex and Health
According to MayoClinic.com, testosterone levels in men peak from adolescence through around age 30, where levels begin to decline 1 percent a year thereafter. Consequently, it stands to reason that younger men have more stamina in the bedroom than older men, not to mention that in many cases youth provides younger men with natural health benefits such as lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
In 2011, more women have high-powered careers now more than ever before. It’s reasonable that a younger man might more readily accept a partner with a dominant career. In addition to being more accustomed to seeing women with powerful careers than older men are, his own career might still be taking off, which causes him to see her career as the more stable and established of the two.
Younger men often have more energy than older men and usually have a more active lifestyle as a result. Having a younger boyfriend can keep women in better physical condition by engaging with him in the outdoor activities he enjoys such as hiking, rock climbing and skiing.
Colorful Social Scene
For women who thrive on an active social scene, a younger man might be easier to convince than an older one to spend his weekends going out with her and her friends or dancing at a night-club. Younger men also commonly enjoy activities like going to rock concerts or going camping on weekends, which active women similarly might enjoy.
Having a younger good-looking man at her side can boost a woman's self-esteem because of the fact that although he could easily be with a younger woman, he instead chooses to spend his time with her. Furthermore, dating a younger man might cause her to keep her hairstyle fashionable and her clothing trendy, in turn keeping her self-assurance at peak levels.
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