Well, if you’re a younger man looking to date an older woman, you’ll know that there’s truth in it.
So, the question is — for however popular the trend is, can this kind of relationship truly work for the long haul?
Research on the matter sheds some light on why large age gaps are sometimes problematic in relationships.
She may already have children, which will bring its own challenges and rewards.
A responsibility like children will restrict spontaneity and you won’t always be the priority in her life.
But what can a younger man expect if they do find love with an older woman?
Here are the 8 things you need to know When dating older women, it’s important to bear in mind that you may be at very different stages in your lives.
His long experience would have given him a wider perspective on the really important things in life, an essential factor in any successful relationship.
Perhaps one reason why Jacqueline Kennedy decided to marry the much older but more subdued Aristotle Onassis after having lived as the wife of a very colorful and charismatic but younger John Kennedy.
Ellen De Generes and her wife Portia De Rossi have a 15 year age gap.
But, there are also many famous couples (with huge age gaps between them) who don't make it: Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins (), split after 8 years of marriage.
This initiative is aiming to help young women to recognise the difference between the safe and the sinister in dating relationships and to teach them how to combat online stalking and abuse.