Middle age women dating younger guys
She was soon to find that the large age gap - which she had convinced herself didn't matter - clearly did.
Dan's friends understandably found the age gap ridiculous and shamed him into dumping her.
Scroll down for more"I didn't hide my age and posted a photo of myself looking glamorous and groomed.
I was delighted when I received countless e-mails from young men complimenting me on how gorgeous I looked." She met her first younger man ten years ago at a Lancashire music festival.
Punting down the river in the dappled sunlight of an early summer's day Lydia Harvey, 48, felt the familiar butterflies in her tummy.
So what possesses so many middle aged women to become modern Mrs Robinsons?
"My parents met Jason at my 40th birthday party and couldn't hide their disapproval," recalls privately-educated Lydia.Jason was good looking, a successful businessman - and 27."He was handsome, engaging and interested in me, which was refreshing after dating middleaged men keen to talk only about themselves."We had booked a fortnight's holiday in Spain," recalls Lydia."But as I waited for him to arrive, he called to tell me he was dumping me and didn't want to see me any more.