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Her quiet confidence and unflappable nature helped me mature as a man.I’m not sure that would have happened if I’d continued floundering around with flaky women my own age.She was his drama teacher, married and 25 years his senior.I’d grown up with two older sisters so being around more mature women was nothing new but this felt different — very different.The first woman I ever fell in love with was 20 years older than me.

They joshed about desperate, predatory cougars, but what they failed to grasp was that her maturity and solvency meant she no longer had to worry about judging men along shallow lines such as bank balance and career status.The ubiquity of older women dating younger men in the media over the past 20 years has demystified what was once considered a taboo, says Innes Smith.Pictured: Joan Collins, whose fifth husband Percy Gibson is more than 30 years her junior My struggle with rejection came not only from my career choice, but from the sorts of women I’d been dating.Ann cut through my insecurities and uncertainties, assuring me her love depended not on what I was, but who I was.Having survived the vagaries of an unhappy marriage, there wasn’t much that could phase Ann, and although I initially found her career success slightly intimidating, she never once made me feel diminished or emasculated, even on days when I struggled to leave the house.

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