We think we know why we’re attracted to older men but is there more to it than we realise? She says that there is scientific evidence which suggests that ‘dad or shag’ is both a psychological and evolutionary phenomenon and not just a cultural cliché.
Then he was like ‘what do you want to do because I know you are connected with another relationship.
She was, in part, drawn to him because, unlike men her own age, he ‘didn’t behave as though he had endless options on Tinder and [she] was just another drop in the ocean.
Susan thinks there’s definitely an issue with younger men today behaving badly because dating apps and bro culture endorse it.
I can just not imagine ever getting a text from him and wondering how to respond to that.’ How does that feel? I ask Professor Fugere what she thinks of all of this?
Is young women’s attraction to older men nature, nurture or a combination of the two?