I found her poise and strength of character extremely sexy and attractive, although I did worry about how she would deal with my straitened circumstances as an out-of-work actor.
The loosening of gender roles means more equality when it comes to choosing a partner.
Her poise and self-assuredness stood in contrast to my gauche inarticulacy.
She was the most sophisticated creature I’d ever met.
Her quiet confidence and unflappable nature helped me mature as a man.
I’m not sure that would have happened if I’d continued floundering around with flaky women my own age.
She was his drama teacher, married and 25 years his senior. Being more than twice my age only made my matron seem more intoxicating.She’d reached the fortunate position of being able to choose a man she actually liked rather than one who ticked boring, predictable boxes. While the traditional template of older man/younger woman still dominates, there appears to have been a shift.Ann would laugh whenever I brought up the subject of age. Research suggests the older woman/younger man relationship has been on the increase since the Eighties.The first woman I ever fell in love with was 20 years older than me.Her name was Judith and she worked as a matron at my boarding school.