When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.Actress Robin Wright, 47, is engaged to fellow actor Ben Foster, 33.It focused in on the 1 million recommended pairings in a specific population of 35,942 users ages 30 to 49.The surprising finding: a woman was five times more likely to show interest in a man was five years her junior that one who was five years older. Among the 26,434 men ages 30 to 49, 42% wouldn’t even consider a woman if she was older than him.It's not super-sweet and romantic of him when he buys you beer and/or gets you a fake.If you're an inexperienced drinker who feels it after 2 bottles of Mike's Hard, that benefits 3.
If you really like her, just go with the flow and be yourself, regardless of whether “yourself” is a silly, dorky, immature 57-year old or a wise and mature 24.
Pop star Shakira is involved with a man 10 years her junior.
Actor Hugh Jackman has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 17 years. A recent article in magazine looked at a handful of real-life May-December romances, focusing mainly on those between older women and younger men.
To sweeten the appeal, AYI also flags any mutual friends the prospective pair share. If not, they can click “skip.” (MORE: Does Online Dating Make It Harder to Find ‘the One’?
) AYI pulled data from its 68 million downloads and 20 million Facebook profiles to see which subscribers are making successful matches.