The French president has been vocal about the attention his marriage has received, saying the criticism stems from sexism.
"If I was 20 years older than my wife, nobody would think for a single second that we couldn't be legitimately together," Macron has said.
Editor's note: French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington this week for a state visit, but he's been making headlines for more than his political success.
Robinson syndrome." You'll be surprised at what men find appealing about older women.
It was Fred who visited her on a regular basis and saw to it that she had what she needed during her recuperation. But Marla's flaw seemed to be that she was only five years older—and for Fred, that still wasn't enough to produce the kind of emotional maturity and depth for which he searched. Maybe not all the time, but a lot more often than younger women.
After his relationship with Gretchen ended, Fred tried dating girls in their early twenties. After a year or so of taking a "time-out," Fred met Lynne. Fred's respect and appreciation of older women was clear when he spoke:"The way mature women carry themselves shows they know who they are. They are all-around much more attractive to me."Also, they are much more experienced with life.
He explained, often quite humorously, how ridiculous he felt trying to have meaningful conversation over blaring music at a dance club. You know this is the kind of person who's going to tell you exactly what they want and they are more sure of themselves than the people my age or younger.
His brief experimentation with younger females only reaped endless head games, confusion and immature behavior. They were great friends and then she began to pursue him. Older women are much more well rounded—they know what they feel and why they feel it."I have a preference for women starting at about 10 years older than myself and up.