The Nicola Method blog why explains this phenomenon Dating and relationships issues between and Make him feel like a person, not an age. Do men prefer younger older women. Do women prefer men do women men Do women. In the past it was deemed to be insidious or freakish if this would take place at any particular time, but today dating is seen to be far a more common scenario than it may have once seemed. And a bit as they are more experienced and know the score so to speak. These are just my own interpretations of course.