"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? People were siphoning fuel from their neighbors' cars in the dead of night! She's older than he is, you know." Does our culture's collective discomfort with a reversal of the usual younger woman–older man dynamic come, as scientists suggest, from a deep-rooted evolutionary instinct that drives women to choose the wiser, older, more powerful alpha male over the untested young buck?Parties, rock concerts, nightclubs—I dated the way I should have when I was younger: for fun, without an eye toward marriage. Unlike many of his counterparts in the “seduction community”, writer Neil Strauss has a career outside of men’s advice.
Depending on how old the man you’re seeing is, he might have certain goals he’s trying to finish accomplishing.
He’s busy studying for a major exam that will allow him to work for whomever he wants and to make the kind of moves and money I probably won’t ever see (hey, columnists weren’t meant to be millionaires).
With all that drive comes a lot of time we don’t get to share together.
Women, in general, will date men that are a few years older than themselves.
So if a woman is twenty, she'll date a man in his thirties.