Dating a much younger man
But high-profile Hollywood couples like Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins (12 years her junior) -- who met and began dating while filming an on-screen romance in the 1988 movie "Bull Durham" -- have proven that life can indeed imitate art when it comes to matters of the heart.
Theirs, however, is a real-life love story of an older woman and younger man -- something that is not so uncommon nowadays.
Kate Beckinsale has moved on from ex-husband Len Wiseman! Matt is amazing to her.” Kate and Matt have not publicly confirmed the romance.
Beckinsale, 43, has reportedly been dating comedian Matt Rife, 21. He did post a cryptic Instagram on Tuesday about love, writing in the now-deleted post, "Age is just a number ♥ Find someone you love, and take their breath away..if that means putting a kink in their oxygen tank cord.
We asked 10 women to tell us what they learned from dating a younger guy. In my opinion, it never turned out well because they were intimidated by where I was in life in comparison ... They never took the initiative, or showed confidence.
They weren't as independent as I am, and sometimes I just wanted them to plan the date for once." — Pam, 252.
A month or so ago, I stopped seeing a much younger guy.NBC aired a reality dating show this summer -- "Age of Love" -- that pitted women in their 20s against women in their 40s in a battle for the heart of tennis star Mark Philippoussis.Meanwhile, online dating sites like Go urge older women who seek younger men to "get what you want." Such pairings can and do work.Sure, you’ll have dinner dates, but also be ready for, say, a 10-mile hike one weekend followed by an indie rock concert the next.Younger men are as adventurous outside of the bedroom as they are inside it, and they’ll bring out a more youthful, vibrant side of you, says Lori Bizzoco, founder and executive editor of Cupids “He will see you as smarter and worldlier, so he’ll want to please you, not just physically but emotionally and intellectually,” she says.