Differences in age preferences for mates can stem from evolutionary mating strategies and age preferences in sexual partners may vary cross culturally.
There are also alternative social theories for age differences in relationships as well as suggested reasons for 'alternative' age-hypogamous relationships.
Once you enter large-gap territory—the 20-year difference, the 30-year difference—the odds of divorce are ... If your partner happens to be 15 years older or younger than you are, that's not automatically a bad omen: Statistics, of course, are not destiny.
But, as predictors, the study's findings stand to reason.
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.I once mentioned to a girl that when I was younger I used to play Ultimate Frisbee with JFK JR, and she paused and said: “Wait a minute?!? ” Because she did the math of when he died, and just guessed that I wasn’t 12 playing Frisbee with him, and that ended that night early. I’ll say “If you want a number, I am somewhere between 35-45,” Most people wouldn’t think that I am 45 from that statement.Unless she’s a 80s movie buff, there’s no need to talk about how great was so much better when John Belushi was on, or how Ronald Reagan was your favorite president. Ideally you can keep it vague, at least until you sleep with her once, and then hopefully she won’t care how old you are.Most men — me included – would jump at the chance to date a girl younger than themselves. That being said, here it is my friends – my top 10 tips for dating a girl who you probably shouldn’t date. We all, at some point, made fun of our parents for not knowing a band, and if your potential playmate says how much she “Loves The Weeknd,” if you respond with “me too, I can’t wait for Friday! Check Reddit, check You Tube, be on top of what’s going on in this new digital age.Some people scoff at the idea (usually middle-aged single women). While you’re at it install Snapchat, Whats App or whatever the new app of the moment is… But don’t be an idiot about it and ask about her relationship with her father. If you are in your 40s and she’s in her 20s, she hasn’t written a lot of touching hallmark cards on that third Sunday of June.