I can’t say it’s a hardship filtering through them to find the ones worth getting to know.
Add this to the annals of studies that confirm things we already know anecdotally.
A piece in Time Magazine cites numbers from the Are You Interested Facebook app that concludes that, among 35,942 users ages 30 to 49, a woman was five times more likely to show interest in a man who was five years her junior, rather than one who was five years older.
If nothing else, this blog is an outlet for voicing my astonishment at the typical female's ignorance of the male mindset. I knew that - in light of my certainty - my relationship with her was pointless.
At most, it is a reliable source of advice for women who want to improve their chances with the opposite sex. No." It was clearly the first time I had even thought about it, but I knew with certainty that she wasn't the girl I was going to spend the rest of my life with. Any more time I spent with her was time I wasn't spending looking for someone I could end up with.
Namely, that if you look at a typical 40 year old man’s search preferences, it will generally read 27-35.
And if you look at a typical 40 year old woman’s search preferences, it’ll generally read 35-45.
Most of us don't often think of Catholic priests as authorities on dating and relationships (in fact the popular belief is exactly the opposite), but the single most influential conversation I've had about dating was one that I had with a Catholic priest while I was in college. It wasn't very long afterwards that I broke up with her.
I knew him through my family and hadn't seen him in a while. Since then I've messed around with more girls than I can count, but I have never dated a girl that I knew I couldn't marry - because ultimately that is what I want.
However, men’s preferences are shaped not just by looks but by fertility, which is why many have 35 as a cutoff.