Virtually every French president after the Second World War had some unusual marriage arrangement that by our puritanical standards, would be frowned upon. Even his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy maintained the 'tradition.' But a French friend recently told me that it is the non-French who are always fixated by these things and that in France, few people know about Macron's romantic life.
Blame it on the British or is it American morality that polices the public lives of politicians of countries that subscribe to their doctrines.When you come down to it, every man will confess to have fantasised about sleeping or marrying an older teacher back in school.’ Once, I met a guy whilst travelling and it wasn’t until we were on a flight to another country together that I realised I’d never asked how old he was. I almost spat out my drink but then thought, ‘Why does knowing how many years he’s lived on this earth age change anything?’ It’s the same with platonic friends too – while working in Sri Lanka, my closest friend was nine years younger than me, and it wasn’t a problem.But that fear has forced her to come up with her own solution to the issue. ’ Your answer could be, ‘I’m going to get a facelift.’ My answer is, ‘I’m going to be such a beautiful person inside that it’s going to shine through to the outside,'” she told the magazine.
“When you’re with a younger person, you have to think, ‘What’s going to happen in five years? No matter what your age, to go forward in life with an eye toward becoming a kinder, more loving person sounds like an infinitely wiser approach to keeping love alive than worrying over the inevitable appearance of laugh lines.ALSO READ: Eight things happy couples do after work The biggest news from the Western hemisphere a few months ago was the tightly contested French elections that Emmanuel Macron won against Marine Le Pen by razor-thin margin, prompting a May 7 run off.Another news emerged that the dashing Macron is married to a woman who is 24 years older than him and that has become the story, despite the two contenders being outsiders who represent extreme ideological differences.Watch: Man Survey: What are you self-conscious about?The first guy I properly dated was exactly a year younger than me (we shared the same birthday, I thought it was meant to be) and the last guy I dated was four years younger than me. ) and thought I’d increase my age limit to 39 to see if there were any silver foxes about. You could smell the desperation through the phone – it was like they had their mum breathing down their necks asking for grandkids.My advice is, if there is an older woman somewhere you are eyeing and want to marry, do so by all means.