Dating age limit rule
Nevertheless, surveys show women much more comfortable with a man 35 or older, much closer to their age.
There is no scientific reason why we choose the mates we do. [Read: When does age difference really matter in a relationship?
But, when fantasizing about a woman, the minimum age remains very low. And, as a man ages, there is a widening gap of what’s acceptable.
For instance, a forty-year-old man thinks that fantasizing about a 25-year-old is acceptable. There seems to be a cut off age where a girl is too young period.
Any younger than what is acceptable makes them uncomfortable.
Men are guided by what is deemed as socially acceptable, even when it comes to fantasies. A strange finding was after the age of 40, perceptions of men changed. Of all ages surveyed, the older the man became, the more unlikely he was to follow the dating age rule. 10 things the older man should know] #2 Minimum age for men.