Dating someone much younger than you
men are more likely to broach the "zone of non-creepiness" for casual flings and sexual fantasies, but they actually look for women who are older than the minimum set by the half-plus-seven rule when they are thinking of marriage and serious relationships.
As with all things, the half-plus-seven rule is better used as a rule of thumb than a strict law.
Older men, it seems to me, are like gold dust on the dating scene right now.
From salt-and-pepper George Clooneys to silver-fox Harrison Fords, young women are swooning over smooth older men more than ever.
Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.
Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.
You could just as easily be dating someone the as you and still run into “age gap obstacles.” There is, unfortunately, no secret formula to dating anyone, younger or not.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?Editor's note: Emmanuel Macron is a favorite to win the French presidential election this Sunday, but he's making headlines for more than his political success.At 64, Macron's wife Brigitte is 24 years older than him.