Blogger and computer science research assistant Randal Olson, who orginally created charts showing how men fell on the creepiness scale in regards to age, compiled two similar charts for women.He wanted to display just how old or young women prefer their significant others to be as they age — and how their prefences compare to the "half-your-age-plus-seven" rule aka the Standard Creepiness Rule (demonstrated by the chart below).Before we get into it, I definitely think that you shouldn't be signing up to something just because it's popular — there are so many different dating apps out there it's easy to find one that's right for you, but it's still really fascinating to see which ones people are flocking to.What's even more interesting, is that there is a definite age shift between apps.A British psychological study published in Evolution and Human Behavior in 2010 concluded that men and women, in general, continued to follow traditional gender roles when searching for mates.The study found that, as supported by other academic studies, most men preferred younger, physically attractive women, while most women, of any age, preferred successful, established men their age or older.
Another study also showed a higher divorce rate as the age difference rose for when either the woman was older or the man was older.
In August 2010, Michael Dunn of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff completed and released the results of a study on age disparity in dating.
Dunn concluded that "Not once across all ages and countries ...
You can find one that caters to your political party, favorite hobby, or even matches you by which flight you're on.
Although why you would ever be an awkward first date while hurling through the sky in a metal bird is beyond me.