Rene Russo I was part of the first generation of girls and women to be educated and go to grammar school even if we didn't have much money.
Then that generation went, ' OK, great', and went into medicine or the police, and hit this wall of discrimination from older men who hadn't caught up.
I’ve never cared about (legal) age differences when it comes to relationships and friendships.
Before my current BF, I dated another guy who was three years younger than me. For another, there is literally no derogatory term for a guy who dates younger girls.
Helen Mirren I'm not saying it's easy, and it's definitely harder for women.
Women get stick for being the obsessive, crazy sex, but in my experience, it’s the opposite. ‘Younger guys aren’t as forceful or bothered.’ On top of this, the older guys had no chat. My penchant for the younger lad also probably has a lot to do with the fact I’m pretty immature for my age – I was a very late developer so always feel like I’m a good few years behind everyone else.I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism.Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Gloria Steinem What older men and younger women have in common is they are both suffering from different insecurities.My boyfriend is three years younger than me, which is something I’ve written about before (like right here! We’ve been together for almost five years and I obviously love him. His age almost never bothers me and it was never a deciding factor when I was considering whether or not to give him a chance.