Gina Florio June 22, 2: And then you spot a man in the corner. We women assimilate men's attitudes and channel them into our own panic about getting older, so our fear of aging is far more visible. Rupert Murdoch, at Topics Men's health Opinion. It can be enormously costly to start a new family in midlife, both emotionally and financially.
The stories of the men I spoke to were just as painful as those of the women.
Is this the real reason older men date younger women?
And the relationships go one of two ways. I should, in other words, be grateful for any oddball who would take me on. In between the two I casually dated guys who had a few extra years on me. But nor do quite a few men. And so, all around us, we see the results: