Why do many western girls frown upon dating guys 10 - 15 years older?

Apart from a small minority whenever a girl says she is dating someone older many people assume it is just for sex for the man and a father figure for the girl. Why is it so hard for people to believe they may love each other? In eastern European countries it is considered normal and good to date an older guy... show more Apart from a small minority whenever a girl says she is dating someone older many people assume it is just for sex for the man and a father figure for the girl. Why is it so hard for people to believe they may love each other?

In eastern European countries it is considered normal and good to date an older guy so why is this so bad in western countries.
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