In the olden days it was only acceptable that a girl would date a guy who was older than she was, and if she dared date someone younger she would be shunned from society.Ok, so maybe that's an exaggeration, but it seems that couples where the girl is older than the guy are becoming both increasingly common and socially acceptable.
If you want to make things work, be sure you can handle the following. Men reach their sexual prime in their twenties due to a spike in testosterone, while women typically reach theirs in their 30s and 40s.
Tessina, Ph D, a licensed family therapist in practice in Long Beach, Calif., and author of The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again, tells Web MD.
For their part, the men like the sophistication and life success of their older mates, she explains.
It's not what you think -- the stamina or "re-boot" ability of the younger male.
The women like the flexibility and sense of adventure of their more spontaneous, younger companions, Tina B.