It might be easy to think of a very attractive 25-year-old man or woman saying, “I can date whomever I want, and I only want people who are within two years of my age either way.” While any person is free to do what they like when looking for a relationship, is it to the benefit of the searcher to cast in such a narrow fashion?
These are all interesting questions that reflect a real change in the way people age and date.
Men often pursue younger women, even if they aren’t interested in a family. Men certainly have a shorter average lifespan than women, but this doesn’t tell you anything about a particular guy.
The typical reason being, “that’s who I’m more attracted to.” But again, the “sex appeal boundary” gets pushed out further and further as women in their 50’s and 60’s find themselves as public sex symbols. Is it wise for a woman of 55 to consider a relationship with a man who is 65 or 70?
Are they unknowingly putting up guards that turn men off?
Here’s what they said, followed by my thoughts on how they might overcome these dating problems and attract their best relationship. The other B, the brain, is just as important, especially as you’re getting to know a woman. Anyone who’s looking for a true connection is more likely to find it with someone closer to their age. ◊♦◊ People in big cities say it’s hard to meet anyone.
Just 20 percent of those aged 18 to 29 are married, compared with 59 percent in 1960.