Aaliyah sang “age ain’t nothing but a number” and these celebrity women took it to heart by falling for men much, much older than them.
WENNSome people have a preference when it comes to picking a mate and Kimora Lee Simmons is certainly one of them.
Soon she moved on to Djimon Hounsou, who’s only a mere 14 years older than her.
But after five years and a son together, they split up and she moved on to investment banker Tim Leissner whom you can tell has at least a few years on Kimmie.
These are all the stereotypical reasons people tend to think older men love to date younger women.
And while these things may be true for some men, the attraction is a little more complicated than that.
Many women have been hurt or disappointed by relationships in their lives and are a little afraid to actively participate in looking for love.
Their relationship sparked a controversy because she was just 17 at the time while he was almost 30.Young adult women typically have more of a need for connection.While they will create careers, they also want to eventually create a family.When it comes down to it, a younger woman satisfies one of the most basic human needs: connection.(I talk about this more in my book, .)This is a need that is different for men and women at different stages in their lives.
After all, young women are fun, free-spirited, energetic and have a zest for life.