Women like much older men
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Women like men that are about a generation older than them. Let's say somewhere between 10-20 years older.
"humans have a preference and sometimes it's older men."
Con admits that women do like older men that fit my age demographic.
Younger women prefer to date older men for many reasons," says licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. Paul Hokemeyer. "The truth of the matter is that older men come with maturity, grace and dignity. They value their younger mates and treat them with more respect." And this, of couse, is appealing to young women who have grown tired of the narcissistic adolescence frequently found in younger men.
In addition, older men typically possess more confidence. They've reached the age where they place a high value on things like love and family, and are generally more focused on things that truly matter.
There's also a biological aspect. Women are very intuitive: They know what they value, what they need, and are typically gifted at obtaining these things.
“A younger woman who is mature for her age may want children, so biologically, it makes sense to go after a man who has the means and resources to provide for her and for those children,” says Dr. Cooper Lawrence, a psychologist and the host of "Girls in Heels."
The relationship that a young woman had with her father, while growing up, could also impact her relationship choices later in life. And yes, it's sometimes true that a woman who didn’t get the love and support she craved from her father will instead seek it out from a mate, but only sometimes.
"Father absence, due to death or divorce, in early adolescence can contribute to certain behavioral problems, but the cliché that young girls seek a father figure when they date older men has more to do with them mirroring their mother’s behavior than replacing the father they lost," says Lawrence.
"Some women feel that their fathers were exceptional and provided them with everything they needed," adds Hokemeyer. "Therefore, they seek out mates who share the very qualities they valued in their fathers."
You whole argument is just psychological reasons as to why a younger woman might want to date an older man. What you are failing to do is show evidence that there are younger women dating older men, in the majority.
Then your statement "Women like much older men" would be true.
Using journalist articles that state opinions rather then statistics is a bandwagon fallacy that lacks facts and therefore don't prove anything.
Dr. Paul Hokemeyer did not prove anything as he provided no evidence. He provided his perfectly valid, scientific opinion on why a younger woman MIGHT want to be with an older man. However, these opinions are not backed up by facts and they are also quite assumptive of younger women as a whole , therefore not really supply any real evidence for the claim.
I am simply saying prove that "Women like much older men". NOT tell me why "Women Like Much Older Men"
I have looked and not seen any information to prove that statement therefore I assume it is false. Journalism can be used to justify anything but cannot be used to prove a statement.
To summarise, giving reasons why a younger woman might want to be with an older man won't support your claim as it offers not statistical evidence.
I only said women. I never said "most" or "generally", thus, Con is wrong.
-There’s a common stereotype that American men who remarry are especially likely to walk down the aisle with a younger woman. A new Pew Research analysis of census data finds that it is true.
"Decisions to marry older men when young aren't uncommon."
"Men choose younger wives in remarriage, but women choose older men the second time around"
Here's an entire site dedicated to hooking younger women up with older men-
So. Con is wrong. Younger women are trying to hook up with older men because they have a warm, wet, cozy spot that needs a dlippery iguana to fill in the hole that they have(in their lives! Perverts...).
"Women like men that are about a generation older than them. Let's say somewhere between 10-20 years older."
These initial statements implied a generalisation about women. Any speaker of the English language would assume you were making a generalisation (see? that was a generalisation). Therefore I am not wrong. When you refer to a group of people then imply something about them, it is NEVER implied that you are talking about small percentage of this group unless clearly stated. Instead you are talking about a majority or all of them.
Again the constant use of the bandwagon fallacy whereby you surround your argument with people who agree with you by online articles does not prove your point. I could google and find an article that rejects gravity and weight, would gravity cease exist? The only article with statistics show only around 13% of women marry men >10 years older than them. So the stats say no.
So to summarise. I am not wrong as your initial question (and argument) was a generilisation about a group of people as a whole. If ONLY you had only put the word "some" in front of each statement. But then it wouldn't really be up for debate. The stats have shown that most women date men around their age. Therefore the initial statement is false.
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