A girl dating a boy two years younger
“[She] is a softer beauty, someone you can take home and cuddle with, and she’s very elegant,” Rochkind says.“And she’s 5-foot-2, so she can’t be a runway model, but I think she’s really beautiful and is prettier than anyone I’ve dated.” Carly has no qualms about how her future husband views her compared with his exes.As with all things, the half-plus-seven rule is better used as a rule of thumb than a strict law.
Going by the popular formula, 30-year-olds should not be with anyone younger than 22, 40-year-olds should go for people who are at least 27, and so on. Well, now we have at least one important source for this data: Ok Cupid founder Christian Rudder, who recently published his book Rudder has also revealed the average age ranges that men set when they are searching for women — and the result is pretty enlightening.
Obviously, the so-called "zone of non-creepiness" is not a hard-and-fast rule; when you are adults of consenting age, no one's going to punish you for violating this arbitrary guideline.