Why Love Island Australia’s Anna McEvoy prefers dating older men

Anna McEvoy probably won love island australia Season 2, but her choice of a partner is a bit different than her usual suspects.

It has nothing to do with looks, career, sense of humor or charm, rather the difference is age – she usually likes older men.

“Older people, they’ve been around a little bit,” McEvoy told 9Honey via Zoom. “So they have more adult chat and I think they’re more fun.”

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McEvoy lost her virginity when she was 17 when her first boyfriend was a 23-year-old DJ she met at a party.

30 year old where is your head The podcast host said she knew right away he was older when she saw him across the room, and that’s what she found attractive.

“I was like, ‘Oh,'” she giggled. “He looked a little more mature, had a little stubble, and looked cool.”

McEvoy said she dated her ex-boyfriend for six-and-a-half years because he had more life experience than her, and she found him “more interesting” than men her age. She also said she felt he had “a lot of respect” for her.

“I’ve always liked men who look older and look more mature,” she said.

But it’s not just looks that propel McEvoy to her preferred partner. Mature looks are what McEvoy sees as a sign of a mature character.

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Love Island, Australia stars Anna McEvoy and Josh Packham.
Australian Love Island stars Anna McEvoy, 30, and Josh Packham, 27, won season 2 together before splitting in November 2020. (Instagram)

“I’ve always been mature, and it’s really hard for me to date guys my age, I just can’t,” McEvoy said. “I feel like I’m dating someone three years older than me.”

“Nobody wants to be a boyfriend, right? You have a mom and that’s her job. Treat me like a girlfriend, appreciate me, love me.”

Since her first boyfriend, the reality star has dated various men older than her, including one 15 years her senior.

She did admit, however, that age doesn’t always indicate maturity.In fact, she Current Partner Michael Stapleswho is only four years older than her, but she says he’s very mature – while in her twenties she dated a 43-year-old man she said was the “most immature” man she’d ever had One has been together.

In McEvoy’s view, as with anything, there are downsides to dating older men.

“Sometimes they might have a little baggage because obviously they’ve been dating a lot longer than you, so they might have an ex back in the picture, or they might set it up in their own way,” she said.

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Love Island, Australia, Anna McEvoy
Anna McEvoy and Michael Staples met during Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown and have been together ever since. (Instagram)

For the most part, however, McEvoy’s had a positive experience with her older partner.

“I’ve always felt really appreciated, loved and cared for,” she said, emphasizing that in her experience they were “less afraid of commitment” and “not playing games.”

“They really pushed me to make a difference in my career.”

The model said she asked more about her goals and long-term plans than younger men who were more likely to drink “ten glasses of tequila” with older men.

“It always pushes me to chase what I want to do and prioritize it.”

McEvoy also said it was “much better” to have sex with older men.

“Sex is more fun, it’s exploratory,” she said. “I became more comfortable with having sex with older men.”

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McEvoy attributes Staples’ maturity to why their relationship didn’t fall apart Quarantined together in a hotel room in Thailand earlier this yearafter they both contracted COVID-19.

“We didn’t really fight,” McEvoy gushed. “Michael was very positive, he was very reassuring. We ended up having a good time. I think it tested his abilities as a person, but I think if I had a young boyfriend in that situation, it would be great shit. “

The couple are no strangers to COVID-19 restrictions that have wreaked havoc on their relationship habits or forced them to come into close quarters – after all, they did meet during Melbourne’s lockdown.

“It’s so weird because it’s a new relationship, but it feels like we’ve been together for a long time, like year after year,” she said.

“We had a month or so of free time, and then we went into a strict lockdown together. Then we went out a little bit and then came back. So I feel like we know each other from the inside out.”

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