Now that the kids have left home, she wants to go out to the movies, dinner and dancing, while all her husband wants to do is watch "Antiques Roadshow" and be in bed by 8.30pm.
My friend Sarah started dating a 47-year-old guy when she was 22.
In various cultures, older men and younger women often seek one another for sexual or marital relationships.
A study released in 2003 by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics concluded that the proportion of women in England and Wales marrying younger men rose from 15% to 26% between 19.
Concepts of these relationships, including what defines an age disparity, have developed over time and vary among societies.