Doris may be a bit clueless, but the movie doesn't deny Field her sexuality.At one point, hipsters at a concert assume that John is sleeping with her.However, the rise of the "older woman-younger man" relationship has loosened this relationship convention and instead celebrates the age-gap romance.
Sure, Doris is sort of dotty, and she certainly has no idea how to seduce a man, but she's still seen as desirable., but she's also portrayed as a boy-crazy lady who ruins lives.
Cinematic women who engage in affairs with younger men are often sexy, but also broken in some way or another.
Saying the right things at the right time: Priceless.
A common rule of thumb when it comes to dating is that it’s OK to be interested in someone who is half your age, plus seven years.
The biological theory has always been men prefer younger women because they are likely to bear more children, while women prefer older men because they offer resources and stability.