“When things got rearranged in young Harry’s life, he would have had fears of being abandoned by his mom, or at least being loved less than she loved his new stepfather,” said Carole Lieberman, psychiatrist and author of Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets.
Harry Styles, 20, has been around the block when it comes to dating older women!
The “Steal My Girl” singer has been romantically linked to Caroline Flack, 34, and Kimberly Stewart, 35, but Harry’s new alleged cougar is Kimberly’s BFF, Erin Foster.
Harry and the 32-year-old writer and actress hung out at a pumpkin patch last week and are reportedly “having so much fun.” So cute!
"Happy #internationalwomensday to my favourite woman in the world 😘😘 hope I make you as happy as u make me X," he wrote alongside a photo of Cheryl.
WATCH: See One Direction's Surprise Cameo on ' American Idol' Liam, 22, sparked rumors of a new romance when he posted a rose on Instagram and captioned the photo, "Happy Valentine's Day baby..." , which she was judging at the time. Cheryl, 32, was again on the judging panel during the 2010 season that led to the formation of One Direction.
NEWS: One Direction's Liam Payne Shows Off Rock-Hard Abs After Losing ' Christmas Weight' The "Perfect" singer ended a relationship with Sophia Smith last year, while Cheryl is divorcing her husband of 19 months, Jean-Bernard Ferndandez-Versini.
It's her second marriage -- she was wedded to soccer player Ashley Cole for four years, until 2010.
Liam's not the only 1D-er who is apparently into older women.
One Direction‘s Harry Styles is clearly a ladies man, with an emphasis on “ladies” over “girls”!
Earlier this year, the 19-year-old pop star was linked to 32-year-old British TV host Caroline Flack, and just last week, Harry got caught hitting on former While dating an older woman clearly has its advantages, including life experience and maturity, an expert EXCLUSIVELY tells Hollywood that Harry’s preference could stem from his childhood.
Harry’s parents divorced when he was just seven years old and his mother remarried soon after.