Intimate partners with a large age space often raise eyebrows. Research reports have discovered lovers with over a ten-year space in age experience social disapproval. Nevertheless when it comes down to the very own relationships, both women and men choose some body their very own age, but are available to some body 10-15 years their junior or senior.
All cultures demonstrate the age-gap couple phenomenon while there is variation across cultures in the size of the difference in age-gap couples. The average age gap is much larger than in Western nations in some non-Western nations. For instance, in a few African nations about 30% of unions mirror a large age space.
So does age matter? And do partners with big age gaps experience poorer (or better) relationship results when compared with partners of comparable ages?