You think it’s easier or more fun to date younger women?Ken Solin, 69, an AARP dating expert whose columns also appear regularly in other Boomer-related sites and on Huffington Post, would disagree with you. They don’t quite have the relationship skills necessary to sustain a meaningful relationship.These relationships can turn into something serious and be a solid foundation for a long-term commitment, primarily because of how younger women’s outlooks and characteristics often complement those of an older man.An older man and younger woman relationship is not only one of the most common motifs in dating, it’s also one of the most popular.But to many people actually involved in older woman/younger man pairings, the age difference can be a boon, if it matters at all."(It was attractive) to be with someone on their own two feet, less self-centered, interested in doing stuff not based so much on distractions but on real life," said Charlie Capen, an actor and co-founder of the blog Avara Capen, an executive assistant in the entertainment industry, was drawn to Charlie's youthful idealism. "He had this spark for life that is infectious."As the years pass, age matters even less, though Avara Capen said she's feeling the physical toll of approaching 40 as their son turns 3.By doing this, you’ll be doing yourself a disservice. You’re too young to settle for someone who isn’t right for you.Some men chase younger women as a way of making themselves feel younger or to stroke their own ego by bagging a young hottie.
Once you know what it’s like to be in a mature relationship, you may decide to never date men your age again.According to the study, the average man above the age of 30 wants to find a woman who is just 11 years younger than him - a gap which Elite Singles believes is far smaller than many men would have opted for a few years ago.More success, more sophistication, a great sense of self - the benefits of dating an older man are as blatant as they are numerous. For more of the obvious perks of dating an older man, read on below...'" said Charlie Capen, right, now 31 and married to Avara, 39, left, for eight years.They are shown with their son, Finnegan."When she'd start to talk about Duran Duran or Erasure, I was like, 'What are you talking about?