56% of Canadian men think an age difference of 5 years or less is optimal
A survey, which polled 424 Canadian males, discovered that 56% think an age difference of 5 years or less is optimal in a relationship. 16% said that they believed age differences weren't important. An age difference of 10 years or more was regarded inappropriate by 45%. Differences in "life experiences" were reported by 68% as the greatest barrier to success when dating younger women, while 9% said differences in sex drive might be a problem.
Women who date younger men - More and more young men are marrying their Mrs Robinsons
Daniel Dench's bathroom is filled with aftershave: Calvin Klein`s Eternity and Jean Paul Gaultier for casual dates, Dior Homme or Carolina Herrera's 212 for more special affairs. Blond and blue-eyed, he admits to being a seasoned, if not serial, dater. In the game of dating, he has a wisdom beyond his years. But that's not the only thing beyond his years: So are the women he sees. Dench has seldom dated females his own age: "I like the maturity and conversation you get with older women... It's not that I wouldn't date someone my age, it's just that they can be pretty needy". For needy, read "nightmarish".
More women are looking for a younger lover - Age Difference
As young women they dreamed of bagging a sugardaddy with a fat bank balance. Now they are in their prime, they are seeking something a little more tender, in age. The current crop of over 45s is increasingly on the hunt for a younger man, a survey showed. Over the past year, the number hoping to cradle-snatch has risen by 20% to almost one in ten. And, of those, 3% want a man who is more than 10 years younger than they are. Interestingly around 2/3 of sugarmummies live in rural areas, with their romantic liaisons generated by Internet dating sites.
France raises marriage age limit to combat domestic violence
The French parliament has raised the age at which a woman can get married - from 15 to 18 - as part of a package to combat domestic violence. The law, which aims to prevent forced marriages, makes the age limit the same as that for men. Tougher penalties for marital rape and assault will now be extended to partners and ex-partners in general.
7 singles speak out about dating someone significantly older or younger.
I dated someone five years younger than myself, and it did not work. But I think that had more to do with the fact we were both in our 20s at the time. Most of us pre-26ish don't realize how little we know about ourselves and life in general, and maybe that's why I felt more like he wanted a mom than a girlfriend.
Older woman - Younger man
I know of a very successful woman whose husband is 11 years younger and absolutely besotted. So why are such relationships becoming more common? An older woman is usually successful career-wise, well-read and more mature than a 22-year-old girl who lets ambition override her relationship needs. A younger man may find this attractive.
(Times of India)