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08-01-2019, 16:33   #61
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Men twice my age have never been not on my radar.
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Same thing that goes on in most mens heads. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/s...women-age.html

We all know some men who will speak a good game about equality and attraction but when acting as anonymous individuals on a dating site they'll prefer younger women nearly every time.
When aspiration and expectation collide with reality.

What they prefer, and what they can attract are often rather different. Most people have unrealistic expectations when talking about their ideal partner, to be fair.
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Same thing that goes on in most mens heads. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/15/s...women-age.html

We all know some men who will speak a good game about equality and attraction but when acting as anonymous individuals on a dating site they'll prefer younger women nearly every time.
I think if you're talking purely sexual then looks matter more than anything and that goes for women too. Long term though it's not that important, if you plan on building a life with someone there are higher priorities than what they look like naked.
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Ignoring the lazy ad hominem: it's not about thinking it would happen, it would happen, and it wouldn't be just women that would say it either, there would be plenty of men that would have a go at any guy that suggested that there was something wrong with an older woman saying she preferred younger guys... and rightly so too, don't see what's wrong with either gender having a preference for younger men or women.
Ah here. It's hardly an ad hominum to say you seem to have your chip on your shoulder about an issue that seems to have gotten you het up. That's the very definition of having a chip on one's shoulder.

Anyway no, that's not what I think would happen. I'd say the reaction would be much the same.

Older men have regularly been celebrated for chasing after young women and they still are fairly regularly.

I think you're seeing what you want to see here, letting your prejudices get in the way of objectivity.
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lol
I'm pretty sure you worked out that was a typo from previous posts ðŸ˜
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Didn't realise women have a hive mind.
On this issue it would seem they do

The average marriage across almost all of the western world consists of a woman approximately 2-3 years younger than the man

Regional singulate mean age of marriage (SMAM) difference between males and females
Eastern Europe 3.1 yrs
Northern Europe 2.3 yrs
Southern Europe 3.3 yrs
Western Europe 2.7 yrs
Caribbean 2.9 yrs
Central America 2.5 yrs
South America 2.9 yrs
Northern America 2.3 yrs
Australia/New Zealand 2.2 yrs


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_di..._relationships

Anyway you dont even need statistics, look around you you just never see a 50 year old man dating a 25 year old under normal circumstances ever, men who think theyll have 25 year olds interested in them at that age have their head in the clouds
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I think if you're talking purely sexual then looks matter more than anything and that goes for women too. Long term though it's not that important, if you plan on building a life with someone there are higher priorities than what they look like naked.
Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.......



I'm gonna disagree there. It's still there on the list.
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I'm pretty sure you worked out that was a typo from previous posts ðŸ˜
hey now you called me out on a typo. Freudian slip perhaps?

I'm only messin
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Just because they don't couple up doesn't mean they aren't shagging.
The average 50 year old Irish man could have the pick of the litter if he walked into coppers on freshers night Im sure yeh
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In some other quotes he acknowledges that he wouldn't consider himself to be a catch either.
I agree with him on that. I just googled him and he is odd looking to me.
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Sure the place is just littered with couples like that. Everywhere they are. Literally clogging up the streets.
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Mods endorsing posts which attack a user personally now.

Have you read the charter?
Oh bollocks to that, I can read posts. Personal abuse, get out of it.

And stop trying to mod the forum yourself while you're at it.
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Prefer the cougars myself
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Ah here. It's hardly an ad hominum to say you seem to have your chip on your shoulder about an issue...
Nope, you didn't say that I had a chip on my shoulder about the issue (as you're now claiming). You said I had a chip on my shoulder about women. Here's the quote:

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You've really got a chip on your shoulder about women....
And if that is not attacking a poster and not the post, then I don't know what is.

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..an issue that seems to have gotten you het up. That's the very definition of having a chip on one's shoulder.
I'm not 'het up'. I just have an opinion you don't agree with. Maybe just argue it next time rather than posting insults.

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Anyway no, that's not what I think would happen. I'd say the reaction would be much the same.
Prove it then. Show us an example of a woman getting a similar reaction to the chap referenced in the OP.

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I think you're seeing what you want to see here, letting your prejudices get in the way of objectivity.
Nope, not at all. In fact it's something of a cliche at this stage of men being told they are intimated by powerful successful women.
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Fantastic.

Let the battle to the mutliquote death begin.
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