Many young women, the men say, have serious body issues, are insecure and inexperienced.
He also said some females seem to prefer texts to sex.
Why is it, he asked, that they analyse every word, searching for hidden meanings, getting hysterical if he puts only one 'x' at the end of a message instead of three?
It wasn't the first time I'd looked after a drunken youngster who found it easier to confide in me than his mum about his problems and my place was close, so I agreed.
Amanda Platell thinks that something is going on with young men these days - and that it's not so much the fact that they want to date older woman as that they DON'T want to have to commit to younger women This was no filial embrace.
This levels the playing field a bit more.'We hit the floor, he clearly believing himself to be the reincarnation of Patrick Swayze in Dirty Dancing.
And despite my flailing efforts, he kept telling me what a great mover I was on the dancefloor.
Men think young women see lovemaking merely as a weapon in the battle to make a partner commit.
So uncomplicated sex and having fun without commitment are top of the list of the alluring qualities of older women.
As it's most likely that it will be you who ends up falling through it and into a train crash of despair after being pursued, used, then chucked on to the rail tracks ahead of an express called the younger woman.