According to a new survey by dating website Elite Singles, men aged between 20 and 29 are much more likely to date a woman who is significantly older than them, while men aged 30 and older, while still eager to enter into a relationship with someone younger, are starting to close the average age gap between themselves and their ideal prospective partners.'Young men nowadays probably recognize that older women are adept at diligently juggling so many responsibilities (career, children, housekeeping, fitness, finances, socializing), which makes them intriguing and attractive and a more secure option,' psychologist, Sam Owen told the Huffington Post.Elite Singles surveyed 450,000 of its online daters in order to find out what their ideal relationship age gap would be, with the results clearly indicating that - despite society's perceptions about men always needing to find a younger woman - the majority of young men actually want the exact opposite.At the very least, you will be better prepared to choose more wisely when it comes to selecting Mr. Before heading off to the nearest golf course, upscale bar or online dating site, read these tips on how find the right silver fox for you: Instead of making sure you’re a good fit for him, make sure he’s a good fit for you.You may feel you have to fit into his world since he’s older, wiser and set in his ways.
In addition to showing the increasing number of young men who are on the look-out for older women, Elite Singles' research also indicated that the average 'ideal' age gap for most men over the age of 30 is also becoming smaller.
They’ve spent enough time in the dating world to know exactly what they like and what turns them off.
"When she'd start to talk about Duran Duran or Erasure, I was like, 'What are you talking about?
Similarly, Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson, 47, is 23 years older than her husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson, however both have noted in the past that they don't really notice the age gap.
'[Sam] is such a young, beautiful soul that you wouldn't even know,' Aaron told Men's Health magazine last April, before adding that his wife and their two children completely changed his outlook on life.
Are you tired of dating immature men who are only interested in sex, have no clue how to treat a lady or spend too much time hanging with their boys?