Dating younger guys vs older guys
It wasn't the first time I'd looked after a drunken youngster who found it easier to confide in me than his mum about his problems and my place was close, so I agreed.
Amanda Platell thinks that something is going on with young men these days - and that it's not so much the fact that they want to date older woman as that they DON'T want to have to commit to younger women This was no filial embrace.
He started blathering about how he'd always fancied me, surely I knew and that's why he wanted to come home with me. I was stunned and reminded him he was 25 years younger than me, that I was old enough to be his mother. I said I was flattered, tried not to hurt his feelings and paid for the taxi to take him back to his own home.
I'd wager it wasn't only young things flocking to hardware stores to buy rope after the Fifty Shades Of Grey books and film came out.There has been an incredible shift since the Fifties when three-quarters of women and half of all men had tied the knot by their mid-20s.Many men still aren't ready to commit by their mid-30s, it seems to me.'They're always told to be the sort of men women want them to be - providers, committed, solvent, successful - so I like the idea of them going their own way and not playing the game,' he says.'Men are at the height of their personal power when they're single and childless.
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.