Dating age gap psychology
So even though on paper it might not look right, it just is right.” When she first wrote Older Women/Younger Men in 2000, best-selling author Susan Winter — who was also dating a man almost 20 years her junior at the time — was labelled a ‘prostitute’, ‘lesbian’ and ‘witch’.
A middle-aged man dating a much younger woman has long been thought of in American culture as a classic sign of midlife crisis.
There are also alternative social theories for age differences in relationships as well as suggested reasons for 'alternative' age-hypogamous relationships.
“It wasn’t a meeting across a darkened room or anything,” she adds.
“We just got on brilliantly as friends, which I think is the basis for all relationships, really.” After a string of heartaches, Kylie, 47, is hoping she’ll finally be lucky in love with British actor Joshua Sasse, 28, whom she’s set to marry.
So I let our connection slip away, allowing my concern over our age difference to overshadow our passion.
WHEN Jean Lowes met her husband John at work, the first thing she noticed was his sparkly brown eyes and cheeky smile not his age.
In August 2010, Michael Dunn of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff completed and released the results of a study on age disparity in dating.