Based upon this rule, the only time that a man can date a woman his own age is when he's 14 years old (because half of 14 is seven, and seven plus seven is 14).
So the ripe old age of 14 -- the age when you still have pimples, are as insecure as can be and are unlikely to get anything more than a kiss from a woman your own age -- is the only time when you can enjoy dating a woman your own age? Add seven to that, so you can date a 12-year-old -- an older woman"?
You can date someone as young as half your age plus seven years? It's no wonder that so many women feel that men their own age are too immature.
It's because of this urban legend that has gone around forever.
He wanted to display just how old or young women prefer their significant others to be as they age — and how their prefences compare to the "half-your-age-plus-seven" rule aka the Standard Creepiness Rule (demonstrated by the chart below).
As the chart above shows, as women age, the age range of men that the Standard of Creepiness dictates "non-creepy" opens up.
“Since then, my daughter has refused speaking with me.
The teen dating scene can be awkward and uncomfortable, for teens as well as their parents.
In other words, as women get older, the more leeway she hypothetically has to date men more older and younger than her.
Olson then took the data from Dataclysm (the age of men women actually prefer) and layed it on top of the creepiness chart.
My brother got a girlfriend in freaking 5th GRADE!!
when I was in kindergarten someone once asked me out when I was CRYING AND IN KINDERGARTEN he was in the same grade as me and I was balling and this is what he said "i know this is a bad time but will you go on date with me" and I FROZE ( I said no) Well...