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I was wrong, and I was shocked, though pleasantly so. And my surprise reflected how unusual this situation is. Either they end in heartbreak, because the younger woman wants babies and the man can't bear the thought of starting over, or they stay together, and the man eventually becomes a father again in midlife. I mean, sure, their bodies are firmer, but why is this so fantastically important?Middle-aged men frequently date women younger than themselves. Most of the 50-something men I know have, at some point, been involved with women in their 30s. READ MORE: * Three dating mistakes women 50 and older make * My partner is 20 years younger than me ... * Why age gaps in relationships are fine So why do so many older men hook up with younger woman? Older men don't have a great deal in common with younger women.

Which is why it baffles me that it’s always assumed that it’s only men who like their partners young. (I’ve always had a thing for Patrick Dempsey.) Holy. ‘I’ve dated older guys who have gone in way too hard way too soon with talking about getting married,’ agrees Katherine, 25. It didn’t take long before I moved my maximum age back down to 34.Interestingly, because we women have "internalised the male gaze", the opposite can be true for us.We don't see ourselves reflected in our partner, per se; we see ourselves reflected in our partner's eyes.But perhaps men fear aging just as much, or more than, us.And perhaps if men were less afraid of their own mortality, they wouldn't gravitate towards younger women, and older women would retain their social value.It can be enormously costly to start a new family in midlife, both emotionally and financially. Recently, I watched an interview about aging with Stacy London, the American stylist and host of And why do men devalue women over 40?

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