“Love is blind.” “Money doesn’t buy happiness.” “Cocoa Puffs are part of a balanced breakfast.” Alright, only General Mills and I say the last one, but “age is just a number” is one of those mantras that may not be as true as we’d like it to be. At Coffee Meets Bagel, we get to test a lot of theories about human relationships, using our superpowers of data, statistics, and nosiness.Today let’s look at age in heterosexual relationships.But, the answer to the question if women like older men, is definitely “yes.” The statistics clearly show it.But, there are some important details to keep in mind if you’re an older guy trying to date a woman 5 or 10 years (or more) younger.Averaging across users, let’s graph women’s tastes based on the difference from his age to hers.Women’s first choice, in fact, is men about the same age.
Many men in their 40s and 50s prefer women 10 to 20 years younger.Pictured below are some single users in their mid-thirties or early forties, taken from the first couple pages of my own local match search.Nothing I’ll talk about today pertains necessarily to any one of them, but I wanted to put forward some people to go with the statistical discussion.Many of my clients are men in their 30s, 40s and 50s. Most had unfulfilling social lives during their younger years, and come out of my coaching as totally different people: confident, attractive, and ready to conquer the world.One of the first things they want to do is expand their dating horizons by including younger women in their dating options.
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