Is 10 years apart too much?
Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than a 10-year gap in age experience social disapproval. But when it comes to our own relationships, both men and women prefer someone their own age, but are open to someone 10-15 years their junior or senior.
Is it normal to date someone 5 years older?
Its pretty common to date someone whos a few years younger or older than you, and often the age difference is no big deal. Sometimes, maturity levels match, even when ages dont. But when the age difference is bigger, there are other things to consider. Age isnt the only factor affecting power.
Does marriage shorten womens lives?
New research reveals that while wedlock helps men to live longer, it shortens a womans life by more than a year. Marriage helps husbands to an extra 1.7 years, but it knocks 1.4 years off the average wifes lifespan, according to the study of more than 100,000 people across Europe.