|I recently read an article about the age difference between Emmanuel Macron, 39, the President-elect of France, and his wife Brigitte, 64. Their marriage made me think about a couple of my group coaching clients. One woman is 36, looks and dresses like she’s 26, is now in an exclusive relationship with a guy 10 years younger and, in her own words, she is “the happiest ever.” Another woman is 78, looks like 58 and acts like 48, so I advise her to date men in their 60’s.
The older you are, the bigger the difference in age can be. Although it can make some people uncomfortable to see the age difference between men and women reversed, there are many advantages to dating a younger guy. Here are the top 5:
1. He lights you up
2. He puts you on a pedestal
3. He’s open-minded
4. He’s a lot of FUN
5. He’s HOT in bed
These are the top reasons, based on my research, stories from my clients, and my personal experience of dating a 24-year-old guy when I was 30. Quick story: I met him in NYC’s subway, out of all places. He was a tall, handsome guy dressed like a McKinsey consultant and reading the Wall Street Journal. Seconds before getting off, I handed him my personal card (always carry those with you!) and invited to grab drinks sometimes. He called the next day and asked me out. We dated for a couple of months but his job in finance with crazy long hours became a deal-breaker–not his age.
Let me know about your experience of dating a younger man and the top reasons why it worked (or didn’t work) for you here.