So red pill types are very obsessed with SMV (sexual market value) and female hypergamy — the idea that women want to date up — and it often leads to shit like this, which I find *hilarious*.
Now, with the enormous caveat that my personal experiences may not reflect those of the typical woman (whoever that is), I want to share something about my own dating history.
When I was in my early twenties, my dating habits re: men* probably looked a bit like what this dude sees as "normal."

* My dating habits re: women have always been different than my dating habits re: men, so we're gonna shelve them for now
I was primarily interested in older men, who were relatively accomplished, and who able to act as mentors/authority figures to me. But that was in my early twenties.
When I hit twenty-five, the bloom on that rose started to fade, and I found myself more interested in relationships that felt a little bit more egalitarian — though I was still dating older men.

And then, when I was 29, something *really* interesting happened.
At 29, I was newly single, and I was dating *a lot*. And I noticed something really interesting when it came to my attraction to men*: I was not interested in older men *at all*.

* Again: the patterns I'm about to explain were only for men I dated, not women.
Dating an older man felt brining someone who would act as an authority figure into my life. And at 29, I had *zero* interest in an authority figure stepping in to tell me what to do. I was a grown ass woman who'd been through the ringer and I didn't need that in my life.
Dating men around my own age was another possibility, but one that felt iffy, because — if I can toot my own horn for a second — I was a pretty accomplished lady, and it was harder to find dudes who were on my level.
So I started doing something that I had never really done before: I started dating younger men.

Because they were younger than me, I didn't need them to be "on my level," I just needed them to be interesting, ambitious, and thoughtful; full of "potential," if you will.
And counter to everything I'd been led to believe, especially by men like that red pill shitheel above, this ended up being a really successful dating strategy — especially since, in my experience, men who were interested in dating older women tended to be more feminist 🤷🏻‍♀️
So I bring this up for a couple reasons:

1) I think a lot of women automatically rule out dating younger men when they should not
2) I think our dating preferences shift as we age and mature, for a number of reasons
3) I think that dude is completely full of shit
But, you know, I'm just a lady on the edge of thirty-six who's about disappear into the ether, so what do I know.
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