Not so their female counterparts, who by this point are keen to stop wasting time, their biological clocks ticking ever more loudly.And so, says Smedley, these men go for much younger women who haven't got round to thinking about such things - or women significantly older who 'they still find very attractive' and who have already had children or decided they didn't want them.'Young women often view men as success objects (ie defined and rated by how much they earn and own) - and there's less chance of that with a more mature woman who, chances are, has already attained her own success.As it's most likely that it will be you who ends up falling through it and into a train crash of despair after being pursued, used, then chucked on to the rail tracks ahead of an express called the younger woman.Join Black Cupid today and become a part of the most exciting black dating and black chat network in the USA.Look how well it worked out for Hollywood star Demi Moore, who met and then married the virtually unknown actor Ashton Kutcher and catapulted him into her world of celebrity.Once famous himself, he dumped her for a younger woman.Towards the end of a 60th birthday party, I felt an arm slink around my waist. I knew he'd broken up with his girlfriend and thought he wanted some advice from Agony Aunt Amanda.I turned to see the son of a friend - an affectionate hug from a lovely young man I'd known for a decade and had watched grow up. He smokes, so I suggested we go outside while he had a cigarette, but he said no, he wanted to come home with me and talk privately.
It's well known that people are marrying later and later: the average age for a man is 32 and a woman 30.
An instant climb up the career ladder for him - off the back of my years of hard work.
It hardly amounts to gallantry, but I suspect it's quite a common motive, and one we older women should be wary of.
At first I thought he was just being chatty, then it became clear - to my astonishment - he was chatting me up.
He wanted to take me to dinner back in London, to bed, to heaven.