Which came first: Woman's insecurity with aging - or Man's bias regarding aging women?
Demi Moore is falling apart. As is Heather Locklear. Two of the worlds most beautiful women are having trouble accepting the aging process. While it may appear that we've come a long way, it does seem that society as a whole is still far more judgmental of aging women than men...
My guess is society's view on aging has caused the problem so I guess my answer is men. It was not always this way and in many cultures, the older you are, the more you are revered and honored for your wisdom. We live in a world where the beautiful are the winners - not the most intelligent or those with the most beautiful soul. And society is far more accepting of an older man and a younger woman in a relationship rather then the other way around. So yeah, being tossed away for a younger model will do it to you. I'm pretty sure losing movie roles to a younger female is comparable to the difficulties of finding a job in the corporate world when you are an older female. Grey hair makes women look old but men look distinguished. Totally bites if you ask me!
Mid - life crisis can be a runaway freight train and accepting this fact can be harder than it sounds but always remember when outside beauty seems to fade you will always have your inner beauty and that, I think.....speaks louder than all the make-up, fancy dresses or expensive perfumes you can buy...WOMEN, you're BEAUTIFUL just the way you are, no matter what age...XoXo
It's a by-product of evolution. We men are genetically programmed to be attracted to younger women, presumably because they are more likely to conceive and bear healthy offspring. Fortunately for us, the truly educated, civilized, and enlightened man can look beyond the surface, and seek true companionship rather than mere prospects for procreation.
Men are getting into the trend of leaving their aging wives and opting for younger women. Some even order their wives through mail, and others put ads in magazines and on the internet. Many divorced and widowered older men prefer young women. Young men are not marrying as fast as they once did, so, many young women are choosing older men who are mostly settled, more mature, and often financially secure. Viagra has renewed the confidence of many older men, too. Middle aged and older women rarely get married these days because of this trend.
Some of these marriages seem to work, but some disadvantages are that the young woman may be a golddigger, she will likely be widowed early, and the aging man may require professional medical help and end up in a nursing home in his last years. There have been many cases where the discarded aging ex-wife had mercy, intervened, and took care of the ex-husband in his last days of illness. So, the old men had to jump across bridges that they burned. Beauty is a pretty flower. It will wither and die.
I deeply admire the aging celebrity couples, and the less famous, who still love each other and remain together even though the flowers are withering. That is true love, the only kind that lasts.
by Tijani Achamlal 2 years ago
Why on earth do you think 60 year old wrinkly fat bald men get 21 year old girls?Even if it were “natural,” there’s nothing innocent or harmless or healthy about older men pursuing ceaselessly younger women. The cost is high to everyone involved. While a few young women may be attracted to...
by Indazone 6 years ago
Base on my experiences, it doesn't make sense to me. The only answer to these questions is sex. From a men prospective, dealing with a younger women is a headache beside sex because they are in a different level. At times, they don't understand each other, they don't see each...
by daintyshan 4 years ago
Why do older men go for significantly younger women?
by LadyTwizzelton 2 years ago
So if older men can date and marry younger girls why is it that it is now okay for older women and younger guys to date/marry?Is it just a quick flame? Or a interesting conquest? What is in it for the younger guy especially if this is his first marriage and he can't have kids with this "older...
by choiceessentials 9 years ago
Of late, there seems to have a surge of older women with younger guys. Is there any thing wrong with that?Should the couple fear how others look at them?What is the acceptable age gap?Your views??
by Chris 4 years ago
Why is so little glamor advice available to women over 40?Why is it that so many websites, magazines and references offer make up advise only a 20 year old can wear. Those of us in our middle years need the info more than the clear skinned youth. Is it age discrimination?
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