“It's because she is 20 years older than me that a lot of people say, 'this relationship can't be tenable, it can't be possible.'” While there are always exceptions to the rule, research has shown that certain age gaps are more likely to end in tears.
According to a study conducted by Emory University in Atlanta, the bigger the difference the bigger the chance of separation.
It’s fine for a 22-year-old to go out with an 18-year-old.
It’s not for a 38-year-old to go out with a 23-year-old, however a 26-year-old would be fair game.
The ability of both members of a couple to sing a favourite childhood television theme tune could bond them together, at the risk of irritating those nearby.
Which means that I can date anyone from 38 years-old to 20 (yeeeesh.) and still be considered normal.
What I appreciate about the Dating Age Range Formula is that it gives me a nice, 18-year span to dabble within.
Previously, we’ve written about the “Dating Age Range Formula” – more wives’ tale than scientific theory.
You take your age, subtract 7, and multiply that by two to get the oldest age you should date, and do the inverse to get the youngest.