Ever heard of the rule that men should date women who are half their age plus seven? Some celebrities - think Leonardo Di Caprio - take this to extremes with a roster of something models regularly appearing on their arm, but do you know where the saying comes from? But does it stand up to scrutiny, or is it just a baseless rule perpetuated by men who want to justify dating younger, and less mature, women? We asked three relationship experts to weigh in on the rule - and their responses were surprising. Historically, a woman was to choose a man the same age, or five to 15 years older. Mid-century, the reason for the elevated age gap would've been economic.
Your Teenage Daughter is Dating an Older Man? Here’s How to Handle it
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There are people everywhere. At 55, going on an African safari feels like a do-or-die trip. Sleep, diet, exercise, and good skin care can trim years off your appearance. Your muscles are made larger through your body recovering from the strain exercising puts on it, and a body over 50 years old does not recover as fast as a younger body. Men do.
Alyssa Cleland, who lives in Texas, US, was attracted to partner Rick because she doesn't think that younger men are strong enough to handle her. Alyssa Cleland, 22, from Texas, USA, and partner Rick both worked at a land surveying company, but ended up meeting through an online dating app. After a great first date where they spent four hours locked in engaging conversation, they decided to start dating. Alyssa, who has a rare condition which causes the absence of the tibia and deformed hands, is drawn to Rick because she doesn't think younger men can handle her.