Rules for dating younger men
Then there's Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra..get the picture.
And according to a 2017 study from dating website Elite Singles, 450,000 of their male users between age 20 and 29 preferred dating an older woman (with 11 years being the most desirable gap).
“The possible connection here could be neatly characterized as Burning Man-esque.
One can imagine the pair sharing insights about space travel, psychedelics, polyamory – mining the kind of self-exploration that has begun to split the difference between Silicon Valley libertarian nerd-core and millennial Tumblr-bred experimentalism,” it observed.
If you've ever felt a spark with a guy eight or more years your junior but hesitated to give things a try, you might have told yourself it'll never work.
So it’s good to look carefully at the individuals rather than just fostering limiting beliefs regarding age."To say that anyone dating someone younger is trying recapture their youth is an unfair generalization.
But spending time with someone less tethered to family obligations and long-entrenched lifestyle demands can feel pretty freeing.
Sherman agrees that a woman who's, say, divorced with older kids may have so many obligations to juggle that someone who's accrued less "baggage" is often appealing.
"They can just appreciate one another, and the moments they share." The theory that men's sexual peak hits decades earlier than a woman's, making an 18 year-old man and a 35-year-old woman unlikely-yet-perfect bedfellows, comes from a study conducted way back in 1953 (and the existence of a "sexual peak" is highly debatable).