, relationships in which the woman is at least 10 years older than the man found positive attitudes among the couple themselves, but their union was also informed by a fear of stigma from outsiders.“It’s a relationship like any other, despite what society might say,” Nichole R. But judgment persists, and according to the study, it leads women to feel insecure about their age and aging in general — a fact that’s especially poignant considering a large age gap in a married couple has been linked to higher mortality in women (although this applied whether the woman was older or younger).“Couples with younger husbands violate social norms and thus suffer from social sanctions,” Sven Drefahl of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research said to .
“Since marrying a younger husband deviates from what is regarded as normal, these couples could be regarded as outsiders and receive less social support.
Being around a younger guy makes a woman feel younger as well.
No woman is attracted to a guy who is a couch potato or who is unable to climb a set of stairs without being out of breath, especially if the woman herself is very active.
READ MORE: Is monogamy a realistic relationship ideal? While the beginning of their romance is undoubtedly scandalous, it remains unclear why we still find it shocking when an older woman marries a younger man.“Women who are fun-loving and have lots of energy are attracted to younger men because they’re a great match.
My question is: what is actually wrong with such a union? Is there any guarantee for success in such a union or everyone should expect problems in the long-run?“When men marry younger women, it’s tied to ego and self-worth.”Surely, we should be desensitized by now.Just look at all the examples Hollywood has provided: Julianne Moore is nine years older than her husband, Bart Freundlich; Hugh Jackman is 12 years younger than Deborra-Lee Furness; Eva Mendes is six years Ryan Gosling‘s senior, same with Julianna Margulies and her husband, Keith Lieberthal.BIBLICAL SUPPORTS FOR WOMEN MARRYING YOUNGER MEN BY EBENEZER AFOLABI ebenezerafolabi54 @ The idea of women marrying younger men is becoming popular in our days, but its acceptability has been strongly challenged.It is not really a big deal in the western world, but it is a big deal in some places in Africa.