“Would you ever consider dating a guy who was shorter than you?”It was a year after college, and the person asking me that was a guy I had just started casually dating.Data seem to support that idea: A 2003 AARP survey of about 3,500 single men and women ages 40 to 69 found about 66 percent of men want to date younger women and 34 percent of women want to date younger men.EXPERTS SAY THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO FLIRT Celebrities like actor and director Mel Gibson, whose partner Rosalind Ross is 35 years his junior, and director Sam Taylor-Johnson, whose husband, actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson, is 24 years younger than her, apparently agree with that notion.After all, shouldn’t the right man make me feel feminine and small?Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing bad in finding your man’s height swoon-worthy.Actor Mel Gibson and partner Rosalind Ross pose at the American Film Institute Awards in Los Angeles, California, on Jan. Gibson, who is 61, is 35 years older than his partner Rosalind Ross, who is 26.
This results in an unfortunate situation for women as they age: During their younger years, they're highly sought after.
Here’s another one: watch not what they say, but what they do. You show someone you love them by treating them as loveable. And another mantra: if it sounds to good to be true, it usually is.
Once we’re drawn in deep enough, another side appears. Denying those that were screaming at me that this relationship was no good for me. (I’ve created a whole new category for them on here).
While data has found that men prefer younger women as they age, analysis shows that wanting the younger ones can't exactly be said for women.
According to Dataclysm, a data book by author Christian Rudder that analyzes dating trends, found that after 20 years of age, women become more and more open to dating men older.