Wasn't finally having some laughs, romance, and excitement the way to take the "crisis" out of "midlife"?
According to a survey by dating website Elite Singles, 20-something men actually have a preference for older women three to six years older than themselves.
But new research suggests what they value is light-years away from hot looks and tony clubs.The biological theory has always been men prefer younger women because they are likely to bear more children, while women prefer older men because they offer resources and stability."This is nothing compared to the long lines during the oil crisis," I say to my husband, Bronson, as he pulls into a particularly crowded Mobil station near the Holland Tunnel.Or could it be caused by something as shallow and immediate as a woman's not wanting anyone to think her date is her younger brother or, God help us, her son?'I had the public and all this pressure, and I wish I had just gotten it over with in the beginning when it was sort of OK.It was all connected.'Her insecurity may come as a surprise, given that her sharp cheekbones and striking eyebrows helped her to feature regularly in lists of the world's most beautiful people.