And so, on my way home, I thought in some of the greatest love stories where age was not an issue.
For example, Khadijah, the first wife of Prophet Muhammad.
Through the years many have watched, or already understood their mothers and sisters to have a powerful say in how they regard women.
Though a gender gap most certainly remains, there are many, many more women in positions of leadership, who do not back down from challenges, who compete in many of the same fields as men, and who work side by side with men.
I am not going to say that isn’t a reason, but what I will say is that it isn’t the only reason.
There are many advantages that older women dating younger men have. [Read: Cougar dating – 10 rules for dating an older woman] #1 They aren’t so serious.
Today's younger men have had the opportunity to grow up seeing these powerful women – it’s been a more regular part of their experience in everyday life.