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10 Reasons Why Older Women Like Younger Men

by | Dating Tips, Love

May 30, 2024

Have you noticed that older women these days tend to prefer younger men? A lot of people, including men, have wondered why. In this article, we show you just why older women love younger men with some stories from the mouths of these women themselves. 

1. Looks

Youth has always been associated with good looks. 

It is true that older women may love younger men because, compared to their older  counterparts, young men may be better-looking. 

This is on the basis of:

Fitness: It is rare to see an older man who is as into fitness as a younger one. Younger men want to be fit. They want to have packs all over the place, curved muscles and a perfect chest. Women love this. 

Style: Younger men may also have better style. This is because they are up to date on the latest fashion trends. Women like this. One of the most recent trends in fashion is the streetwear fashion trend. Many women say they absolutely adore men who are into streetwear. 

2. The promise of thrill

It is true that younger men are more inclined to seeking thrill than their older counterparts. 

Of course, younger men can afford the luxury of thrill. 

They don’t have to worry about achieving too much within a short while or trying to fund a lifestyle. 

They just have to live. And living in itself is such a beautiful to do. 

Older women are drawn to men like this because they promise thrill. The older woman knows that being with a young man is going to thrill her so much. 

Read: Why Do Younger Men Like Older Women

3. Less demanding, or more

There is always a tilt in demand with younger men. 

They are almost always too demanding or less demanding. These are both two things older women love. 

Depending on how masculine or feminine the woman is, she may be drawn to younger guys because of how much or less demand they make on her. 

The masculine woman wants a man who is very demanding. Who wants her to engage him emotionally. 

She wants the man to be there for her with the entirety of his feelings. 

The feminine woman wants to depend. So she would not want the more demanding guy. This makes her bank on the younger guy’s ability to be less competitive and dependent. 

4. Easy to please

Young guys are easy to please. Of course, they do not have so much experience in dating and don’t really know what to expect. 

So, with them, anything goes. 

The woman doesn’t have to put in too much effort to please him. 

Younger guys are also a lot less problematic. They don’t want to be in the face of confrontations. 

This is very attractive to older women. 

5. Emotional openness and sensitivity

Younger guys are often more open to their emotions as well. While the older guy may be driven by ego to suppress his emotions, the younger guy won’t.  

He is going to be open about what he feels. This creates an environment of safety for older women, who usually love it so much when a guy can be expressive. 

Younger guys are also very sensitive. This means they have higher levels of empathy. 

Empathy is something women really love. In fact, most women describe empathy as the single most important emotional part of a man they expect to be involved with. 

Ekaterina said: “Younger men feel you. They feel what you feel and don’t feel what you hate. It is something very beautiful, and to be fair, I love every minute of being with younger men.”

Read: Why Do Older Guys Like Younger Women

6. A new approach to sex

Younger guys also present a new approach to sex. 

Uloma tells us that younger guys explore sex mostly as some kind of experiment. 

The experimentative nature of sex with younger guys makes it very admirable. 

So, older women look forward to having sex with younger men and so would often chase relationships with them. 

To most women, especially older ones, experimentative sex is great sex. 

The more a woman finds new things about herself in bed, the more she wants the man who led her to that discovery. 

Want to keep a woman? Help her find very intimate things about herself. 

7. The desire to explore

Younger guys are so loved by older women because they also habor a desire to explore. 

Youth comes with a desire to explore. Young people want to find out how things work, why they work, and how they can work better. 

They want to discover their emotions and want to help others discover theirs. 

This desire to explore makes them very fun to have around for older women since older women themselves are also in some state of self-discovery. 

Older men may not be able to lead relationships this way, because solitude is something older men tend to prioritize. They want to be on their own and discover their emotions on their own. 

8. No public show-offs? Fine

Younger men are usually fine with the older woman’s desire to keep the relationship a secret. 

Whilst older men may usually tilt towards relationships that are publicly known, young men don’t care that much. 

This is because they may even want the relationship to remain secret more than the woman. 

Read: What Dating These 10 types of Guys Says About You

9. No commitment? Fine too

Younger men, driven by a desire to explore, may not really love commitment. 

They would rather be in a low-key relationship that gives both them and their woman the room to explore. 

Older women love that they can find love with the commitment and responsibility of many younger men. 

Bear in mind that some older women really love commitment too. 

10. The need to pamper

Older women love to pamper younger men, and vice versa. 

This creates an environment of optimal physical attention and intimacy. 

This is something a lot of older women love to experience. 


Older women fall in love with younger men because, to most, love is easy with younger men. 

By Ubong

Ubong Johnson is a medic, writer, and editor whose writings explore the complexities of human interactions. He has been published on The Healing Muse, a journal by Upstate Medical University, Blood and Thunder, a journal from Oklahoma University Medical College, and other journals of humanities. Ubong lives in Lagos and is currently undergoing training as a behavioral psychologist.

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