Warning: This story contains spoilers for the first season of “Love Is Blind.”
Forget “The Bachelor”: This month, reality TV fans are buzzing about the new Netflix dating show “Love Is Blind,” where singles first started dating by speaking to each other in “pods” where they couldn’t see each other’s faces. Sounds weird, but it worked. Several couples fell in love, got engaged — and a few even got married.
One of the more talked about couples were Jessica Batten, 34, and Mark Cuevas, 24. Their 10-year age difference was fodder for many testimonial interviews. Even though Cuevas kept stressing that their age gap wasn’t an issue for him, it may have ultimately led to their demise (spoiler: though they made it down the aisle, they didn’t get married).
What is it about older women? It still seems more common for men to seek out younger women, but one of TODAY’s most-read stories continues to be this post on why younger men fall for older women. We’ve celebrated the long-term relationships between actor Hugh Jackman, who is 13 years younger than wife Deborra-Lee Furness. Then there’s French President Emmanuel Macron, and his wife Brigitte, who is 24 years older. “Aquaman” actor Jason Momoa, 40, still blushes when he talks about his wife, actress Lisa Bonet, 51.
But it’s not only younger famous men who understand the attraction to mature women.
In “Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance,” authors Felicia Brings and Susan Winter interviewed more than 200 men to discover the allure of the so-called “Mrs. Robinson syndrome.” You’ll be surprised at what men find appealing about older women. We’ve made our position known and shared the thoughts and experiences of the women to whom we talked. Now it’s time to let the men speak for themselves. One important question we asked was what they felt older women have to offer.
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