Im 15 dating a man older than me
They don't have the same family responsibilities women have.' More women now inititate divorce than men: their changing expections make them less willing to put up with a bad marriage.Men seem less able to cope with single life and tend to move more quickly into a new relationship.He analysed his needs and came up with what he describes 'a pathetically politically incorrect position': he wants fun.'I am now the 32-year-old guy who is looking for a 22-year-old and I'm completely embarrassed about becoming this cliche,' he says.My ex-husband is 48 and he's going out with a 24-year-old.I'm not being spiteful but, for me, I'd prefer someone older and of a similar emotional maturity.' What are Andrew and Paula's prospects for happiness? Although there are more single (divorced, widowed or never married) men than single women (of all ages apart from the late forties), there are more women than men overall, a gap which increases in the older age groups.Unlike Andrew, Paula was initially positive about beginning single life again: 'I read all these books and articles which tell you not to stay in a bad relationship, that life isn't a dress rehearsal.
One thing which is difficult is that women my age have been in tricky relationships, whereas younger women don't seem to have those complexities.The older women get, the less are their chances of remarrying.As long as Andrew continues to look for women younger than himself, he will find plenty of potential partners, for there are more available women in their twenties, than there are unattached men in their thirties.Mary Balfour, director of Drawing Down the Moon, one of Britain's most reputable introduction agencies, deals daily with this discrepancy between the sexes.At any time she has 15-20 per cent more women than men on her books.