It found that couples with an age gap greater than 10 years are more likely to separate due to conflicting goals, life interests and lifestyle choices.
Madelain Holden on askmen.com, writes that male singers have long referenced younger women in songs with epithets such as "baby" and "little girl".
Romance gets a lot of letters about older women dating younger men, which appears to be shocking to some people, but I don’t find it so unusual.
Why would a younger man want to date an older woman?
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.
Movies and TV shows are also showing women that dates don’t have to be older.
WARNING: This could make you want to follow in their footsteps and either date a younger man or reap the benefits of a relationship with an older man.
French Presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron met his wife Brigitte Trogneux when she was his Drama teacher at a private Jesuit school – he was 15, she was 40.
Concepts of these relationships, including what defines an age disparity, have developed over time and vary among societies.
Differences in age preferences for mates can stem from evolutionary mating strategies and age preferences in sexual partners may vary cross culturally.