As much as we're loath to admit it, we base most of our expectations about a relationship on the one we observed, for better or worse, growing up at home. Of course, you can have a relationship with a person of any age, but maybe you don’t know what you’re looking for, or you notice the dates that feel most comfortable or promising are with guys that are younger than you.Kate Beckinsale has moved on from ex-husband Len Wiseman! Matt is amazing to her.” Kate and Matt have not publicly confirmed the romance.Beckinsale, 43, has reportedly been dating comedian Matt Rife, 21. He did post a cryptic Instagram on Tuesday about love, writing in the now-deleted post, "Age is just a number ♥ Find someone you love, and take their breath away..if that means putting a kink in their oxygen tank cord. 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.In April of 2012, her friend Benny Medina told that though Lopez understood the significant age difference in the relationship, her main concern was that she was happy.“She’s not oblivious to her own reality right now, as in, ‘Damn, I'm 42 with a 24-year-old,’ Medina said at the time. It’s actually that I just came out of a relationship [with ex husband Marc Anthony] where I felt like I was kind of not getting what I needed.’ ”Lopez told De Generes that after she dated Smart, she got labeled as a woman who goes after younger men. It’s whether or not I’m attracted to them or not, attracted to their spirit, their soul, whatever their energy is.”Clarkson, who was eight months pregnant at the time, got emotional during her performance of “Piece by Piece.” “I’m pregnant, it’s nostalgic, I can’t believe it’s the last season,” she told Ryan Seacrest afterword.
De Generes then showed another photo of the two locked in a hug. ” she asked.“We were just hanging out,” Lopez answered.“I hang out with a lot of friends, and we never hang out like that,” De Generes joked.
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.
They’re very into the idea of spending time with a woman who brings a little more to the table—a whole world of experience and interests outside of his own. He’s smarter than you think and would welcome a grown-up conversation, not to mention a mature relationship.
To say men JUST want sex, especially young men, isn’t a fair assessment.