Online, women want younger men
And men prefer to date younger, too.
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Unfortunately, AYI's study also found that 42 percent of men wouldn't even consider an older woman. According to the data, men are 22 percent less likely to respond to an older woman than a younger woman who initiates contact.
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Even when it is possible for much older women to reproduce with assistance from science it is unlikely to change the equation much. A very large part of the human reproductive drive is subconscious and hard wired, even those who have no interest in reproducing have trouble getting around this. So the 50 year old woman looking to procreate will still in nearly all instances have to purchase the other component unless she is willing to accept an 80 year old man.
Also, the field is becoming equal (not that men and women are the same, they're complimentary). And, have you noticed that women are bearing children later in life too. Case in point, Halle Barry. In the near future more women will also be able to conceive later , it will become normal.
I met my husband online four years ago. He was 57 and I was 45. He lived in L.A. while I lived north of Seattle. We emailed daily, sometimes twice a day for six weeks then he asked if he could come to Seattle to take me on a date. We were crazy in love by then. I moved to L.A. 18 months later and married him 9 months ago. We were really shy and only had one short phone call before meeting but we emailed each other little video clips so neither of us was worried about lying about looks and age. We had deep conversations by email and learned things about each other which would have taken forever had we met in person. Just wanting to share my good fortune about finding the love of my life online.
p.s: I got an enormous amount of responses to my profile and eventually figured out (and this study confirms it) that it was due to being 45 years old and looking for a 55+ year old guy.
"AYI's study also found that 42 percent of men wouldn't even consider an older woman."
And, what about the other 58% which was omitted? This is typical on how percentages are presented, they only want you to think about one side.
Eh, IDK, my husband is a full 10 years younger than me, and he pursued me, not the other way around. And we have any amazing relationship
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