Younger women dating older men name
To back up his thesis that this isn't a reflection of a "natural" desire on men's part, Schwyzer cites a 2007 study done in Sweden (though linking only to an article in The Economist that briefly mentions the study). Here's the first paragraph of their discussion at the end of the paper: "We show that the offspring count of both men and women who did not change their partner (i.e.
After bemoaning the ubiquity of this pattern of attraction, we come to the nub: "What seems harmless and natural, however, is neither." Schwyzer argues—or seems to—that this isn't in fact happening in response to any innate biological desire men hold for women in their most fertile years, despite the overwhelming biological evidence in support of such a view. You're going to cite a to refute the overwhelmingly accepted understanding that men are attracted to women at the prime of their fertility due to innate, evolved tendencies? The authors conclude that an age difference of 4-6 years (man older) is optimal for greater fecundity, that partners should be the same age.They first met when he was 15 and she was a 39-year-old teacher at his school.She divorced her first husband and married Macron 14 years later.In a recent column at The Atlantic's web site, Hugo Schwyzer asks us to consider, "What would happen if men stopped chasing much younger women?" I suppose this is an interesting, if impractical question.
Ever since fortysomething Demi Moore started dating then-twentysomething Ashton Kutcher in 2003, the term "cougar" has grown to become one of the most popular reference points, and punchlines, in popular culture. Meanwhile back in 2003 Cameron Diaz—then 30, earned the cougar label for dating only eight-years-younger Justin Timberlake.