Ever heard of the rule that men should date women who are half their age plus seven? Some celebrities - think Leonardo Di Caprio - take this to extremes with a roster of something models regularly appearing on their arm, but do you know where the saying comes from? But does it stand up to scrutiny, or is it just a baseless rule perpetuated by men who want to justify dating younger, and less mature, women? We asked three relationship experts to weigh in on the rule - and their responses were surprising. Historically, a woman was to choose a man the same age, or five to 15 years older. Mid-century, the reason for the elevated age gap would've been economic.
Don't Be the Worst: How to Date Outside Your Age Range
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There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page. I met a 21 year old guy a few weeks ago and he asked me out to the movies, and i don't know what to say. He is only 5 years and 1 month younger than me but people will probably look at me weirldly and think it is wrong. He is mature for his age and i quite like him. Is this bad dating a guy 5 years younger?
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There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page. I have a friend and I am not sure how to tell her that she is way too old to be dating a young man.
I had a game I liked to play with this younger guy, a hilarious invention of my own called "Is He Dead? What, after all, had he done? A lot of us have found ourselves attracted to somebody younger or older, and have been reluctant to act on it because of some perceived weirdness or taboo.