We all know the Melania and Donald Trump relationship stereotype – a young, beautiful woman paired up with an older, more mature man.
But what’s the true meaning behind why some women are attracted to an older gentleman?
In fact, you may find that dating an older man is actually easier than dating a man your age who is less mature than you.
According to an article in Ask Men, women who date older men often do so for a variety of reasons.
Escaping the wild self-discovery phase, many older gentlemen have a more established career and more time and energy to dedicate to a partner.
This makes many women feel special, valued and safe.
Yet this self-professed feminist also argues the relationship also offered emotional stability.
READ MORE: How to Date on a Budget “Honestly, it wasn’t about money, or trying to set myself up for a life of leisure,” she continues.
For instance, you can ask him about career growth or money management because he is likely to be very supportive, offering you advice from his experience, referring you to professional colleagues, or simply pointing out where you can find your best answers.
For example, they may desire financial stability, be attracted to a confident male who has clear goals, or find an older man able to be more sensual in the bedroom.
Keep these tips in mind to help your relationship start out - and stay - on the right path.
While you could refer to the senior gentlemen as “sugar daddies” or “father figures,” these terms reek of oversimplified stereotypes.
Women seek older men for diverse reasons, many of which have nothing to do with money or “daddy issues.” “While I was with this man, all my life’s responsibilities seemed to momentarily disappear,” Sciortino says.
However cool it makes you is exactly how lame it makes him.