Other studies show an even larger preferred age gap between men and women.
A 5-month study by a dating site which buys and sells first dates found the preferred age gap to be 6 years.
Maybe his girlfriend was less keen on putting out than other girls.
Maybe he was less sure of what to do, so didn’t push it.
Others see it as something special and don't want it diluted with several partners or want to marry a virgin and figure if they expect her to be, they should be too.
For others, it’s accidental: this guy simply missed the point when everyone else did ‘it’.
If you look at all the so-called “pros” of dating older men, you will find that most of them have a dark underside which could make them a con.
As The Frisky points out, an older man might make more money, but he probably has to pay alimony, child support, college tuition for his other kids, and stash away some cash for his imminent nursing care.
You Tango phrased it a bit more nicely by saying “women choose men who offer resources and stability.”Don’t believe money has something to do with it?
Just consider what this study found: This doesn’t mean you should assume that every woman dating an older man is a gold digger.
Some of the other reasons commonly cited for women dating older men is that they are better in bed, more chivalrous, have better apartments, more ready to have children, are patient, and more assertive.
But none of these “pros” of dating older men necessarily hold up.