Dating age differential
(Remember, this is self-reported data from people who make their relationship status public on Facebook.) Your relationship probably is an outlier, Seth.
But using these averages, it’s hard to say how much of one.
So, I’m sorry, Seth, but these numbers just don’t properly represent you.
I ran into a similar problem when I wrote about the average height difference in couples. users who say they are in relationships, Facebook found that the average age difference in gay couples tends to get bigger the older people get.
Of all those couples surveyed, the biggest age difference was 58 years.
I took a closer look at that particular case and found a 21-year-old man married to a 79-year-old woman.
We then explain to the kids that age gaps seem bigger when you are younger, but that as you get older, that gap gets smaller and becomes relatively inconsequential. But, do age gaps become bigger again as we get older? I have a friend who is dating a guy 16 years her senior. My first response was that age shouldn't matter at all.
In my ideal mind, love should conquer all and who is to say that there has to be some standard age protocol for falling in love.
" when I tell them that I was in college when my husband, their step-dad, was in middle school. The reality is that I am only five years (almost to the day) older than he is. They have really connected and enjoy spending time with each other. She asked me what I thought about their age difference.There could be lots of couples who, like you and your partner, are increasing the average age difference but are still in the minority.It’s easier to spot heterosexual outliers because I have the original data provided by the CPS.Dear Mona, What is the average age difference among couples?My partner and I are 28 years apart, so I’m sure we’re an outlier, but by how much?