For women, you might prefer the company of an older experienced man. Perhaps you don't connect with men of your own age.If that's the case, then it's time for you to explore the hidden pleasures of an age gap relationship.
"This is nothing compared to the long lines during the oil crisis," I say to my husband, Bronson, as he pulls into a particularly crowded Mobil station near the Holland Tunnel. Or could it be caused by something as shallow and immediate as a woman's not wanting anyone to think her date is her younger brother or, God help us, her son?
This is quite often attributed to the media exposure given to celebrity relationships such as Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher - and also Madonna and Jesus Luz.
However, we can trace relationships between in the media spotlight right back to films like 'The Graduate' where Mrs Robinson seduced the younger character 'Benjamin'.
This film for example may have been shot decades ago, but since that time age-gap dating has grown from strength to strength.
are generally said to be at least five years younger than cougars, but these age gaps can rise to much bigger amounts.
His more youthful female companion may be more sexually attractive to him (making him feel younger in the process) and she probably doesn't call him out on his issues like an older woman might.