Older women dating older men
“The possible connection here could be neatly characterized as Burning Man-esque.One can imagine the pair sharing insights about space travel, psychedelics, polyamory – mining the kind of self-exploration that has begun to split the difference between Silicon Valley libertarian nerd-core and millennial Tumblr-bred experimentalism,” it observed.
There is something very cool about someone who gives less of a fuck than someone in their early 30s, who may be wrapped in insecurity.Johnson and Musk are more similar than one would presume.Neither men looks like they’re in the best headspace. And she agrees with me about the attraction of younger men. I’m also someone whose cultural reference points are “before my time”, so I find it surprisingly easy to find common cultural ground with older women. When you were young they were exciting, vibrant and a step into a world you didn’t know much about. Older men in relationships with much younger women? And we’re progressing from tweets to DMs, to the messaging app Telegram, to phone calls… (Not about the world imploding.) They are funny, intelligent men – there is no setting the dial low… Until you step into daylight and see their skin.’ My friend Michelle, 51, from London, is dating a 37-year-old man. ‘A woman who’s seen it all and cuts through the bullshit is far more interesting, open and intellectually stimulating to me.
I’d argue the connection can be more simply explained by the age-old notion of a midlife crisis.