A common rule of thumb, at least on the internet, is that it’s okay to be interested in someone “half your age plus seven” years.
According to this rule, it would not be creepy for a 30 year old to date a 22 year-old, but an 18 year-old would be off-limits.
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There are two things that predict a preferred partner’s age: (a) your age and (b) your biological sex (male vs. From an evolutionary perspective, it makes sense for women to prefer mates with resources and to like partners who are more established, both of which are more likely in older partners. It turns out that, on average, women tend to be married to men a few years older than themselves (2-5 years).Like, "This Cuban-Chinese restaurant is half-Latino, just like the late Emilio Estevez." Or, "I just put a dollar’s worth of O-Town songs in the jukebox.Who knew this bar would have a dollar’s worth of O-Town songs?Start With Your Celebrity Crushes There are few people I know, male or female, who wouldn't consider dating Tina Fey if she were single. In the grand scheme of things, it's not that big a deal and it will open up your options a bit.*--Written by Scott Alden for How About We.com*What are your rules age of the guy you want to date? More from How About We: Vocab Lessons: Ever Had a "Bangover"? Of course, not everyone has the money, free time, surgery or personal trainers to get that "celeb look," but you should consider: If you'd date one person who is significantly older or younger than you, might you date another? Of course, everyone matures at a different rate, so you may want to ask your friends, too. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Selector .selector_results_container.form_buttons.form_buttons a.form_buttons input[type='submit'].form_buttons .submit_button.form_buttons .submit_button.form_buttons .action_button. [#image: /photos/5695ae7416d0dc3747ed59ec]