Editor's note: Emmanuel Macron is a favorite to win the French presidential election this Sunday, but he's making headlines for more than his political success.At 64, Macron's wife Brigitte is 24 years older than him.I look at a lot of my friends who have girlfriends their age and younger and the problems they have strike me as ridiculous. I don't have time for that behavior—that's why I like mature women." "She was very beautiful and caring and we had similar interests.
In my opinion, age has nothing to do with our relationship.
In our twenty-five years together, we have never had a serious problem and we are still very happy."—Paolo, 64 "Pat is very special.
He explained, often quite humorously, how ridiculous he felt trying to have meaningful conversation over blaring music at a dance club. You know this is the kind of person who's going to tell you exactly what they want and they are more sure of themselves than the people my age or younger.
His brief experimentation with younger females only reaped endless head games, confusion and immature behavior. They were great friends and then she began to pursue him. Older women are much more well rounded—they know what they feel and why they feel it."I have a preference for women starting at about 10 years older than myself and up.
They first met when he was 15 and she was a 39-year-old teacher at his school.
She divorced her first husband and married Macron 14 years later.In fact, when I first met her, I didn't know I was attracted to an 'older' woman.I knew she was older than I, but I didn't realize the disparity in age until she told me (which didn't happen until a couple of dates into our relationship).Here are some answers which are clear, articulate and to the point.Their sentiments represent a very large proportion of the opinions we heard expressed. When I saw her, I thought she was just the perfect woman for me and I was sure about that.Also, there were levels of honesty unlike anything I've experienced even with best friends." Fred gave us a wealth of information over several interviews.