So I found myself imagining that a new relationship, this time with the right person, would help me climb out of the ditch the divorce left me in.
People offered me all sorts of advice to talk me out of rebounding, but nobody was able to change my determined mind.
It is not rare to see a younger guy and an older woman date and have a very intense sexual and romantic relationship, which defies the traditional “older man, younger woman” set-up that we are used to seeing. First, the fact that such a dating situation is still somewhat taboo makes is all the more enticing and exciting.
Many younger guys are driven to women who are 10 years older than they are or more, as these women are often more confident and more sexually driven and passionate than the younger women.
They may impugn the motives of the younger person ("Gold digger!
"), or imply that it's all about sex ("You sly devil, you!
Or look at 65-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, who made 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys his (third) bride in December 2012.En español | You've fallen for someone 20 years younger, and he/she for you.Friends say you're "infatuated" — why can't they see you're in love?Unfortunately, as I was soon to discover, a 22-year age gap can become a yawning chasm when reality bites.So when I read that one leading law firm has noticed a marked rise in separations involving younger husbands filing for divorce – up by a third in three years – it rang horribly true.