Older women looking for younger men-Why should men have all the fun?

An older woman looking for younger man, seems familiar? This is the plot of one of the Hollywood classic, "The Graduate" where a young Dustin Hoffman is dating an older woman, Mrs. Robinson. The society has always seen and squirmed at the concept of older women looking for younger men. Some might even ask in open for the reasons behind young men and older women relationships. Research indicates that few of the reasons include the challenge that such relationship brings in, flexibility, breaking the societal norms and just to be happy with whoever it is, despite dating age difference.

Younger men want to be with older women as they make them feel comfortable. Young women have less experience and are less stable than older women who are more matured. On the other hand, older women are looking for younger men because they are more open, more understanding and if the woman is in a better financial place then it can also give her a more dominant role in the relationship. This is mainly why; young men today are looking more for cougars as they offer them the financial stability. Also, dating a cougar would also mean more life experiences to learn from.

Hence, this age difference should not stop these older women to look for younger men. But since these relationships are changeling, there has to be extra effort exerted by both parties. They should find a common ground between them so as to relate to each other. If there is deep connection between two people, then there is no reason why age gap should be considered to put extra pressure on the relationship. After all, why should older women stay behind from looking for younger men since it has always been socially acceptable to see older men dating younger women?