Men, in contrast, are hypothesized to be most attracted to women in their reproductive prime, which tends to be when they are younger.
Birth date person 1: I realized that Kevin was an "old soul," and we were ready for the same things. Throughout their lives, women tended to prefer men who were around their own age, with a range from a few years younger to a few years older—even in fantasy-land.
With the 90 yr old and the 52 yr old, we're not giving a formula for who we "let" people date, we're describing the point at which a relationship crosses the line from "normal" into weird, as viewed by society in general, and I'm sure most people I know would consider that totally weird.
Younger older relationships can work, but you must be honest with yourself and with your partner.
But as I observed how he interacted with people at church and did his job, my fears were alleviated.
Some women find that they have far more energy than men their own ages, especially older woman, and so they need someone younger who can keep up with them. I'm just asking if creepiness is irrelevant to the age, as long as it's past the age of consent.I fought those affections like crazy." But as an undeniable connection formed, Leah finally made a bold request: "I told the Lord, unless I hear Travis say, 'The Lord has laid it on my heart that you are to be my wife,' I will not move forward." The night before the two gave a group presentation together, they met to pray."After we prayed, Travis took up the courage and said those exact words! "That's what I had been waiting for." Although many of the questions I receive are from women who are considering whether or not to date a younger man, many of the same principles apply to the decision-making process regardless of who's older.Feeling defeated, I sat at the small wooden table in Starbucks, where I was meeting Kevin for the first time since my startling discovery.I don't think that it's universally right to assume that a 16 or 17 year old isn't old enough to date.
Travis was also tentative when he first developed feelings for Leah. For the sake of this article, we'll define an age difference as five years or more.