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The stereotype that older men are usually attracted to much younger women may not fully reflect reality, a new study suggests.The study of Finnish adults found that many heterosexual men were, in fact, interested in women substantially younger than they were.“They report an interest in both younger and older women.”And of course in the real world, Antfolk stressed, neither men nor women base their romantic choices on age alone.“We look for many different characteristics when choosing a partner, and age is just one of them,” he said.For the study, Antfolk surveyed nearly 2,700 adults between the ages of 18 and 50.He directs the social psychology graduate program at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.
According to Lehmiller, that finding is in line with past research showing larger age differences in same-sex couples versus heterosexual couples.By comparison, heterosexual women were 35 years old, on average, and the youngest partner they would consider was around 27 (again, on average), the findings showed.As women grew older, they generally put more limits on how young they would go: For each year in a woman’s age, her definition of “too young” increased by about four months, Antfolk found. I'm Rich."The 65-year-old business executive looked old but well preserved.We popped champagne, toasted in the Jacuzzi, and dried off.
Study participants were asked about the age range of their sexual partners — but the “context” was left out, he said.