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Register here. Clearly they were getting serious and I was so pleased and excited. Until he arrived home with a year-old woman. I opened the door to stare into a visage nearly as lined as my own.
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My own smile froze. I then noticed we were also wearing similar outfits. Five minutes into some rather awkward small talk in the living room, I realised that we were reading the same book and had just been to the same exhibition.
I seemed to have much more in common with her than my son. I also admitted that I was going for gold in the Hypocrisy Olympics as the Grand Canyon between my beliefs and my behaviour yawned before me. My sister was finding the situation hilarious.
The trouble is, we live in a facially prejudiced and ageist society. Think about it.
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Do you judge a woman on her looks? Men date women half their age and nobody raises a judgmental brow. Just look at the flak directed at Macron for marrying a woman 24 years his senior. Donald Trump is 24 years older than Melania but their age difference rarely rates a mention.
I want to rewrite The Graduate and make sure Mrs Robinson gets to keep her college boy. After all, we mature females have biology in our favour — the male of the species hits his sexual prime in his late teens; a woman in her late forties.
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Let me put it this way, 19 goes into 50 a hell of a lot more than 50 goes into The woman my year-old son brought home may have been 48, but she was also young at heart, attractive and intelligent. But the experience did give me a brainwave. My lovely son Jules is on the autistic spectrum, which means girls his own age can sometimes find him too quirky, while older women have always been drawn to his wit and warmth.
And for Jules, if a woman is witty and warm, age has always been irrelevant. As young autistic males tend not to be facially prejudiced and older, wiser females can think outside the neurotypical box, why not put them together?
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Submit Submit. By Kathy Lette. W hen my year-old son told me he was bringing his new girlfriend home to meet me, I chilled the wine and whacked a chicken in the oven.