In fact, a Boston Globe report went a step further to chart Clooney's age difference history with previous girlfriends, the average being 9.73 years.
What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married?
Or, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are 25 years apart in age?
Of course, there’s something romantic, alluring and even reassuring about dating a man who’s quite a bit older than you.
These men tend to be way more well-established and courteous, they’re chivalrous and you’ll never hear the words, “let’s hang out” ever again.
He introduced himself and inquired about what we did for a living.
When I told him I was a writer, he became intrigued.
Eventually, we arranged to meet at a cafe near my apartment.
At the meeting, we spent over an hour discussing his writing.
George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town.
But, it's not all good things, as there's also talk about their “bizarre” age gap: him 53, her 36.
More success, more sophistication, a great sense of self - the benefits of dating an older man are as blatant as they are numerous. For more of the obvious perks of dating an older man, read on below...
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An older man and younger woman relationship is not only one of the most common motifs in dating, it’s also one of the most popular.