Mrs Speed, mother of two teenage sons, said her 42-year-old husband had sent her a text message four days earlier, threatening to commit suicide, before referring to ‘moving forward and how me and the boys were so important to him’.
He said the former Premier League star might have been sitting on a staircase with a loop of cable around his neck, intending it as a ‘dramatic gesture’ for when his wife came in, but had inadvertently ‘nodded off’.
As a result of that increased romantic passion and sexual connection, the two people are actually more likely to develop strong feelings for each other and to feel very attached to each other – something they never planned for, but also something that happens quite often and is so far beyond their control.
Certainly, commitment, family and children are the last thing on those women’s mind who felt “suffocated” in their prior relationship or marriage, went through a challenging divorce or a painful break-up, and who feel the urge to enjoy and celebrate their newly found freedom.
Ultimately, no one can objectively advise a woman whether she should date a younger man, as only she knows what her goals are, and only she feels her needs and desires are at that specific stage in her life considering the unique circumstances of her present emotional state and her dating past.
There are some other compelling reasons for why older women are more attractive to younger guys.
And of course, it’s not a secret that women in their thirties and forties have a much higher sex driver than the ones in their twenties.
There are also other significant reasons why a younger guy might especially enjoy dating an older woman.