They may impugn the motives of the younger person ("Gold digger!
"), or imply that it's all about sex ("You sly devil, you!
According to this rule, the age of the younger person should not be less than half the age of the older person plus seven years, so that (for example) no one older than 65 should be in a relationship with anyone younger than 39 and a half, no one older than 22 should be in a relationship with anyone younger than 18, and no one under 14 years of age should be in a relationship at all...
From another point of view, the chart can be interpreted as saying that there should not be an age disparity of as much as five years unless the younger person has an age of 19 or more, a ten-year disparity should exist only if the younger person has an age of 24 or more, and a twenty-year disparity should occur only if the younger person has an age of 34 or more.
Hugh Herbert), it's stated or implied that at the beginning of a relationship or marriage, the woman's age "is supposed to be half the man's age, plus seven", which gives a different (asymmetrical) interpretation to the rule.
Similarly, in his autobiography, George Arnold Escher (1843-1939, father of famous artist M. Escher) claimed that when he was looking for a wife ca.
Could it be that men prize youth and beauty more highly than women do?
The older person, for his part, gets a higher-energy companion who is likely to help the couple stay fit — and, quite likely, more sexually active.
But won't the "junior partner" eventually have to pay the piper?
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