You know, I can understand why younger men think only younger women look attractive. And I can understand why older men think younger women are attractive. But I can't understand older men who don't think older women are attractive.
Aging is a mixed bag.
There are days when I'd trade a little of the wisdom and experience to recover a little of the lost flexibility and strength. And there reaches a point when you become invisible to hot women under about 25, and that didn't number among my favorite experiences.
That said, one of the unsung advantages of aging is that the women get more interesting, and the range on women you find attractive continues to expand.
I know a 47 year old yoga instructor that I can't look at during class, for fear of "side effects"
Mary-Louise gets at me too in a fundamental "man" place. She's smoking hot, but it was that brilliantly cutting delivery of Aaron Sorkin's dialog, and her complete self confidence that shows through her characters as much as her looks that riveted me.
A few wrinkles wouldn't deter my enthusiasm one bit.
Nietzsche used to talk about the difference between physical and mental love. Once you get past a certain age, and the physical beauty wears off, all you are left with is the conversation, so you better marry someone you like talking to!
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