1). More mellow you start to be less bothered by the little things as you get older.(unless its a SO). 2). Normally willing to spend a little more money. 3). I have heard a few time that the younger guys are to full of themselves and expect oohs and ahhs. 4). Ya I think the kids age might have something to it. 5). I also think we really do feel grateful they are there for us and express it better. Funny though as I bet most of us see younger women than us. Of course this is just hearsay and speculation.