How would you feel having sex with couples your own age, but a couple beside you were the same ages as your kids?
Compare that to an 18% chance of divorce for a five-year age gap, 39% for a 10-year age gap, and a whopping 95% for a 20-year age gap.
“If that were true, they would be lowering their standards. In fact, she notes that older women are a lot more selective than older men and younger women are when it comes to picking a partner If anything, it’s more of a level playing field when it comes to midlife dating.
In a talk before boomers (you can watch it below), Adshade says older women really aren’t disadvantaged on the dating market.
After analyzing 3000 couples, the researchers ultimately found that the larger the age gap between a couple, the more likely they are to get a divorce. Statistics also show that couples who do manage to make it past the two-year mark, no matter what the age gap, are approximately 43% less likely to split up.
It's worth bearing in mind that these statistics simply try to identify and analyze relationship patterns—not create them.
Over the years, there has been a significant rise in the number of younger women looking for older men.