When it comes to dating, there is an unspoken dating age rule. It goes both ways. In fact, a lot of scientific research was allocated to studying how many years difference people should have between them for a happy relationship. Also, many lawmakers have gone to great lengths to protect young people.
How Young is Too Young to Date?
Relationship Age Gap: How Big Is too Big? - Glamour
Updated April 20, Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than a 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 years their junior or senior. While there is variation across cultures in the size of the difference in age-gap couples, all cultures demonstrate the age-gap couple phenomenon. In some non-Western countries, the average age gap is much larger than in Western countries. For example, in some African countries about 30 per cent of unions reflect a large age gap.
Is The “Half Your Age Plus Seven” Relationship Age Gap Rule True?
Top definition. The rule to define the youngest that a romantic interest can be before the relationship is indecent. The social rule defining the youngest age one may date without it being socially unacceptable or illegal.
Get out your calculators, folks. So the oldest person I should date, or marry, should be no older than Hmmm…how old is Brandon, again? But who likes to live by rules? Not me.