Younger women, who have never been in a serious relationship or "tainted" by a bad marriage, seem like a great option for an older man seeking a stress and drama-free relationship.
Unfortunately for him, his assumptions about dating a younger woman being "hassle-free" may be very, very wrong.
Interviewer – Are you saying there are no successful black men to date?
Serena : Of course not but lets face it, if Oprah would date outside of her race she would be married with children now. You can only offer shelter and love and watch as our neighbor’s pitbull protects his home and family.
He's Having A Mid-Life Crisis Well this is an easy explanation.
Men, who feel they've been "tied down" for far too long or what he considers a marriage of obligation, feel as if he's been cheated of his youth and his "fun years." It's as if he seeks a younger woman to replace his older model (wife) and convince himself somehow that dating a younger woman will bring back his youthfulness and give him a second chance to have fun again.
It's no surprise there are a number of websites emerging and profiting from these "mutually benefiting" relationships.
There is actually an evolutionary psychological theory surrounding this common "phenomenon".
There have been many studies conducted exploring the reasons behind older men dating younger woman.
This seems more like a fostering plan for some, but some men want to carry on their legacy with children of their own.
Men have biological clocks, too, if you didn't already know.