28 year old woman dating 22 year old guy
Meanwhile his upper acceptable limit hovers only a token amount above his own age.
The median 31 year-old guy, for example, sets his allowable match age range from 22 to 35 — nine years younger, but only four years older, than himself.
Move the slider to the right, toward middle age, and you can watch the pool of dating possibilities gather, crest, then drain away.
Metaphors aside, we can evaluate the potential matches for a given age/gender by summing the area under the curve (AP Calculus, ftw!
This doesn’t mean that 40 year old men want to MARRY that 20 year old woman, only that they find her the most physically appealing.
To tell men NOT to feel this way would be akin to telling them not to breathe.
While statistics can, theoretically, be used to prove/disprove anything, smart people can usually see through the lies to focus on the numbers.
Once upon a time, he was trying to illustrate why free dating sites were “better” than paid dating sites, but it was clear that he was advocating for Ok Cupid.Regardless, big data is often very revealing about people’s real preferences – height, weight, age, income, sex, and so on.The one problem with big data is that it removes the human element – and dating is very much about human connection. I think the attraction to 20 year olds is in large part biological.But the same way I try to lay out best practices for dating and relationships while allowing for many exceptions to the rules, I think we’d all be well served to pay attention to how people really act when no one’s looking instead of taking their word for it. Men are attracted to women who are at their most fertile.Is doesn’t matter if the man is 50, already had kids, and has virtually no chance of being with a 20 year old.
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.