Dating website Whats Your finds the ideal age gap -- at least according to their users.
While being a cougar may be a trend among middle-aged women (at least according to TV), a new survey has found that ladies actually prefer men who are six years their senior.
For example, I’d co-habitated with my ex for 5 years.
He had yet to experience this kind of relationship.
At 16, dating someone even two or three years older was a big deal — and often looked down upon in society.
But when you're 28, dating a 34-year-old is completely normal.
Before you call the authorities, it should be noted that I was in my early 30s and he was in his early 20s.
As we age, the importance of our age seems to matter less, especially in terms of dating.
When it became clear that we’d probably not work out, we talked about it and decided to stay friends. Simone Paget Simone is a freelance writer and author of the sexy and irreverent blog Skinny Dip.
When she's not writing her heart out, she loves wandering her city with a large cup of coffee in hand, in search of the next great story.
And then you learn that the same year you graduated college, he was wrapping up his freshman year—of high school.
Dating someone younger—whether you’re two or three years his senior or are talking cougar territory—certainly can work, but being an “older woman” in a relationship does tend to come with certain perks and downfalls.