That means there’s a strategic advantage for women to snag an older gent—he’s had more time to accumulate resources and stability than his younger counterparts, which could make him a more viable partner and father.Plus, a 2010 study by University of Dundee in Scotland found that as women become more financially independent, their tastes skew toward older—and better-looking—men.'" "I think the weirdest thing for me isn't the judgment of other people (since I just pass for straight), but the idea of what could have been.Just before I met my current dude (4.5 years and counting), I was trading messages with a gorgeous lady vegan baker.I know nothing is that simple, but it's kind of Frostian: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood — except the woods are full of various genitals." "I actually came out as bi only a few months ago, and last month married a man. On paper, I'm straight (I'm in a long-term relationship with a man) but I'm attracted to both men and women. I tried explaining this, but I was called 'selfish,' 'confused' and 'doing it for attention.' The worst part is that this person was a friend, and he laughed my words away, as though sexuality were set. I asked him if he liked tits, he said yes, and then I said, ' Well, so do I!One of the reasons I waited so long was that as a fly-on-the-wall 'straight' woman, I heard so much bullshit against bi people from other queer folks that I felt completely unwelcome in the queer community. Now we understand one another.'" "I actually just came out to my youngest son a few weeks ago.
But every now and then someone will look at our relationship and assert that they are the ones who get to categorize us.Of course, in the case of celebrities, there’s the classic tale of unknown younger women gravitating toward older actors, singers, and other male celebrity types for the money, the fame, the perks—and men being men, well, they eat it right up.In the gallery above, check out 22 younger women who either date or have married much older men.Since I was attracted to boys, I just assumed I was straight and ignored the attraction I felt for girls.I never gave myself the chance to think about it because I was safe where I was.