While a younger woman may end up being the caretaker of her older husband, the relationship may have begun with the premise that an older, more financially successful man will provide status, safety, and security for a young woman.Christopher Zuckowski, 48, a federal employee in Maryland, has no problem with this.
"My primary goal is that she and her kids have a good life," he says.
"She promised him she'd never want children," reports Rubin.
"Well, he became a father at 82." Because of heart trouble, he's not able to help much with the child, who is now 3.
The Internet has been a rich meeting ground, since it lets people communicate without revealing their ages.
"It brings everybody into the marketplace of life," he says.