I Only Date Much Younger Men. Here’s What It’s Like. | Prevention Magazine feature


Prevention Magazine interviews bestselling author Susan Winter on her experience loving much younger men. At 62, she’s never had a relationship with a man older than 41. This is her story.

Here’s how it all began.

I was sitting by myself at a rehearsal dinner, newly single, when my life changed forever. I had just gotten out of a 10-year relationship with a man my age that I’d started dating in my mid-20s. He was an attractive, intelligent guy who would have taken a bullet for me. […]

Is Age Really “Just a Number??”

As one who shudders when she inputs her age in her on-line dating profile, I must protest. While we often hear the comment, “Age is just a number”…what a difference the exact digits makes. Recently I tried on-line dating as a last ditch effort to increase the number of men I was able to meet (outside my local gym). Having met my romantic partners in the health clubs for the last 30 years I came to the sad realization that writing is indeed a solitary […]

Is He Playing You?

When initially meeting a highly eager younger man in pursuit, the question of intent comes to mind. What’s his motive? Men reveal themselves constantly— in small seemingly insignificant ways and in glaringly obvious ways. If he’s pursuing you, assume at the least, he’s physically attracted. That means, “Yes. I’d sleep with this woman.” There’re only two boxes men check off in their mind— yes, and no.

If it’s just sex, determine if that’s what you want as well. If you know you want more than sex, […]

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