But now that women can support themselves, they are using attractiveness as their main criterion.
Women’s financial independence may be the key to understanding why such relationships are so controversial: They challenge traditional gender roles. Women’s sexual desirability is traditionally correlated with youth.
Of course, there’s no one-size-fits-all, but their number one criteron make sense to us: an emphasis in profile questions on mutual interests and honest self-representation over looks and sexual prowess.
Bowling Green State University professors of gerontology, Dr. The study authors also delved into the question of which features make a dating site a good fit for seniors.
A man dating an older woman is not only going against societal expectations, but also, supposedly, against biology.