The typical reason being, “that’s who I’m more attracted to.” But again, the “sex appeal boundary” gets pushed out further and further as women in their 50’s and 60’s find themselves as public sex symbols. Is it wise for a woman of 55 to consider a relationship with a man who is 65 or 70?
This is also in keeping with Parental Investment Theory, which maintains that men are attracted to women who advertise signs of fertility — that is, youth.
Conversely, women are drawn to older men since they typically have greater resources.
e Harmony looks at this age-old debate Age is relative – someone may be 60 yet have the health, looks and vitality of a 40 year old, while some people in their forties seem ready to collect their pensions!
Age isn’t just about the time you’ve been on the planet, it’s about your attitude and approach to life.
So, does age difference really matter when it comes to dating?