After 12 increasingly dreary years capped by a wrenching divorce, I couldn't imagine why women in my situation (childless divorcées) complained about the prospect of reentering single life. Wasn't finally having some laughs, romance, and excitement the way to take the "crisis" out of "midlife"?Parties, rock concerts, nightclubs—I dated the way I should have when I was younger: for fun, without an eye toward marriage. During that time, when I was in my late 30s, I made an important sociological discovery: Men over 40 are profoundly different from those under 35, and it's not just their hairlines.While they were “well-established and articulate,” she wasn’t physically attracted to them and found they had too many issues.So, six years ago, she started dating studs in their 20s and 30s — and she hasn’t looked back. Whatever the reason it’s unlikely that there will be a happy ever after as you’ll never ever be able to trust him.
You’ll look permanently tired through sleepless nights thinking of him with his wife. Even though he’s told you they don’t have sex any more. Having to listen to that old chestnut – his wife doesn’t understand him.
We've been together for seven years now, and I'm so used to considering Bronson my peer that I often forget about our 13½-year age difference. In the beginning, if I wasn't thinking, Is he too young for me? someone else was thinking it for me—and blurting out, "Hey, have you seen How Stella Got Her Groove Back?
Maybe women feel that because girls have a head start on maturity back in the seventh grade, our emotional and spiritual equals must forever be at least five years older than we are.
He's just too charming, his presence too intense for me to resist.
To be honest, my willpower is nothing to brag about. We met at my first business conference when I was 23 and right out of college.