Age in dating
A study released in 2003 by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics concluded that the proportion of women in England and Wales marrying younger men rose from 15% to 26% between 19.The study also showed a higher divorce rate as the age difference rose when the woman was older and a lower divorce rate as the age difference rose when the man was older.Socially, there is a role reversal of sorts going on, women are more powerful, and may want men who are younger and therefore, more flexible: men who can handle it if the woman’s career and lifestyle are more important.Movies and TV shows are also showing women that dates don’t have to be older. So does Age Match.com, a website specifically designed for older men with younger women relationships and older women with younger men relationships.Age differences in relationships are no longer important as long as two people find something in common.According to a new survey, the ideal age difference between a couple is when the man is 4 years and (this is the sort of weird part) four months older than the woman.
Women who have been divorced and are established single moms may enjoy having a playmate, someone to have fun with, who doesn’t try to control her.
Age-disparity relationships have been documented for most of recorded history and have been regarded with a wide range of attitudes dependant on sociocultural norms and legal systems. Relationships with age disparity of all kinds have been observed with both men and women as the older or younger partner.
In various cultures, older men and younger women often seek one another for sexual or marital relationships.
Will women feel better about dating younger men as we chip away at the convention that it’s men who have to be the providers, and women the nurturers?
(Personally I have fewer qualms about dating a younger man than I do about a guy who makes significantly less money than I do — though I think that would be more of an obstacle than a dealbreaker.) Of course, biologically, men have it easier when it comes to dating younger women.
" While it's fairly common for a woman to marry an older man, the reverse isn't as much of a social norm. Travis and Leah, who have been married close to 20 years, met while attending the same six-week missions organization training.