I find it genuinely bizarre that having sex with a man 20 years older than you is still taboo. During dinner with a friend recently, she asked me, with one eyebrow raised, what I think the main difference is between sleeping with older men versus younger men. Their grimaces are the giveaway. If a guy has grey hair on his head, is it a surprise if he has grey hair downstairs? And better that than if he'd been dying them. The only real difference is that older men are normally a little heavier around the gut — you can't be expected to have 20 years' more eating experience without it showing.
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For women over 30, dating can be a minefield. There are fewer single people generally, and yes, there will be some men your age specifically seeking out younger women. We live in a society that worships at the altar of youth — particularly when it comes to women. Indeed, because women have primarily been valued for their beauty, a concept deeply rooted in ideas of youth, women are socially devalued as they get older. These deeply gendered value systems normalise older men seeking out younger women, because if we value men for what they acquire, and treat women as objects, of course some men are going to view women as another symbol of their status, and want the most desirable model. Everyone has a learning curve, and just like you, most people want to be bowled over by someone amazing.
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The older a woman gets, the expectations regarding the type of man she should be romantically linked with narrows. Options for men stay the same — you know, anyone that breathes — but if an older woman decides to find her a Spring love that vibes with her Winter or Fall womanhood, people call her a cougar, or a jaguar, or even a lynx. You know, because categorizing and labeling women as cats is sexy. T to add a little excitement to her bland life.
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