Due to data limitations, individuals in same-sex marriages are not analyzed.Over half (57%) of newly remarried men have a partner who is within 5 years of their age, compared with 80% of newlywed men in their first marriage.Not only are men who have recently remarried more likely than those beginning a first marriage to have a spouse who is younger; in many cases, she is much younger.
READ MORE: Is monogamy a realistic relationship ideal? While the beginning of their romance is undoubtedly scandalous, it remains unclear why we still find it shocking when an older woman marries a younger man.“Women who are fun-loving and have lots of energy are attracted to younger men because they’re a great match.
The draw is to feel young,” says Nicole Mc Cance, a relationship psychologist in Toronto.
, relationships in which the woman is at least 10 years older than the man found positive attitudes among the couple themselves, but their union was also informed by a fear of stigma from outsiders.“It’s a relationship like any other, despite what society might say,” Nichole R. But judgment persists, and according to the study, it leads women to feel insecure about their age and aging in general — a fact that’s especially poignant considering a large age gap in a married couple has been linked to higher mortality in women (although this applied whether the woman was older or younger).“Couples with younger husbands violate social norms and thus suffer from social sanctions,” Sven Drefahl of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research said to .
“Since marrying a younger husband deviates from what is regarded as normal, these couples could be regarded as outsiders and receive less social support.
Women by nature focus less on looks, and more on lifestyle and assets and advantages of dating older men.
An older man as he ages and has becoming successful from a life time of work, work that often is a factor in the demise of their first marriages, end up divorced wealthy and perhaps a little ego battered, so they see the young, new wife as a cliche trophy or badge of virility that even at 50-60-70 they still need too prove that they can get a young beautiful women, and with money like most anything else they can.
Older man, younger woman is a staple dynamic in the celebrity world and among successful men, it’s not rocket science when you see a beautiful young woman with an older maybe unattractive, but wealthy man to figure out money is the key attraction, in these relationships.
A lady I know described her marriage to a man 20 yrs older as a kind of weighing up of options, at 22 she could date other hot 22 year olds, who could take her for a beer and a taco, or she could date 40 something men who could take her on a cruise with champagne.
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