RELATED: Love lessons: Understanding personality types for a happier relationship Fred's first older-woman experience occurred when he was 21 years old and Gretchen was 37. They are both still very close and see each other regularly.
Not only did they have a tremendous friendship as the basis of their relationship, but an extraordinary sex life as well.
We are both morning people and nearly always in a good mood.
We are both hard-working with many hobbies in common.
The unusual relationship and age gap isn't making waves in France, but it's getting a lot of attention in other parts of the world.
In "Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance," authors Felicia Brings and Susan Winter interviewed more than 200 men to discover the allure of the so-called "Mrs.
Also, there were levels of honesty unlike anything I've experienced even with best friends." Fred gave us a wealth of information over several interviews.
Their sentiments represent a very large proportion of the opinions we heard expressed. When I saw her, I thought she was just the perfect woman for me and I was sure about that.I look at a lot of my friends who have girlfriends their age and younger and the problems they have strike me as ridiculous. I don't have time for that behavior—that's why I like mature women." "She was very beautiful and caring and we had similar interests.She offered me the opportunity to see another perspective on a lot of different issues. She made me realize how important I could be in making someone else happy.I think younger women are sometimes too focused on starting families and that is rarely an issue with older women. They are not just looking for guys who will be good fathers and providers. I enjoy a confident attitude and older women definitely have the upper hand in that area.""When I meet a woman over 30, she's usually very clear and focused.She knows what she wants in life and it makes being with her so much easier.