It was Fred who visited her on a regular basis and saw to it that she had what she needed during her recuperation. But Marla's flaw seemed to be that she was only five years older—and for Fred, that still wasn't enough to produce the kind of emotional maturity and depth for which he searched. Maybe not all the time, but a lot more often than younger women.After his relationship with Gretchen ended, Fred tried dating girls in their early twenties. After a year or so of taking a "time-out," Fred met Lynne. Fred's respect and appreciation of older women was clear when he spoke: "The way mature women carry themselves shows they know who they are. They are all-around much more attractive to me."Also, they are much more experienced with life.Editor's note: Emmanuel Macron is a favorite to win the French presidential election this Sunday, but he's making headlines for more than his political success.At 64, Macron's wife Brigitte is 24 years older than him.We are both morning people and nearly always in a good mood.We are both hard-working with many hobbies in common.Here are some answers which are clear, articulate and to the point.
She divorced her first husband and married Macron 14 years later.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.Pat offered me space, devotion and herself, which I couldn't find in anyone else. She is a best friend who reflects back to me what a good person I am, which builds my confidence and self-esteem.I now have a better job and feel better about myself than ever before."—Neil, 35"I find that I'm attracted to a woman who has some degree of self-possession. I enjoy sitting down to dinner with someone who has a level of conversation I can appreciate and enjoy. They have so much more to offer and they are looking for different things. It's really a personality thing for me regarding what is attractive.