She is the founder of a nonprofit mental health group and personal coaching service.
In such situations, a younger woman may be more capable of sharing in these active hobbies.
Indeed, the University of California at Santa Barbara found that older men who date younger women tend to live longer and maintain healthier lifestyles than their counterparts who date older women.
The older men with the most appeal to younger women would be those with financial prosperity who are willing to heap some of those financial rewards onto their partner.
Meanwhile, these older men believe they’ll accrue even more power and status by sporting their younger, glamorous, and well-outfitted new spouse.
Both older men and younger women may enjoy the different perspective that their partners offer.
While an older man may be invigorated by a younger woman’s youthful vitality, a younger woman may appreciate her partner's seasoned perspective.
Because older men are generally more ready to settle down and establish a home than young men, this can be a benefit if both partners are looking for a quick and steady commitment.
Although differences in maturity may prove difficult for some couples, particularly those where the female is in her early 20s and lacks significant life experience, such relationships may be a good fit for others couples -- a woman in her 30s with an established career and a man in his 50s, for example.
Whether it’s the new dad George Clooney (56) and his 18-year-younger wife, Amal, or Donald Trump (70) and his First Lady, Melania (age 47), commentators become psychoanalysts, suggesting that the younger woman is clearly seeking a father figure.