In "Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance," authors Felicia Brings and Susan Winter interviewed more than 200 men to discover the allure of the so-called "Mrs.
In fact, when I first met her, I didn't know I was attracted to an 'older' woman.
I knew she was older than I, but I didn't realize the disparity in age until she told me (which didn't happen until a couple of dates into our relationship).
Pat offered me space, devotion and herself, which I couldn't find in anyone else. She is a best friend who reflects back to me what a good person I am, which builds my confidence and self-esteem.
According to the study, the average man above the age of 30 wants to find a woman who is just 11 years younger than him - a gap which Elite Singles believes is far smaller than many men would have opted for a few years ago.
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