7 rules for dating an older man
We know what we want out of life, and we're probably not going to change it. Do you need help setting up automatic bill pay or your 401(k)? We've picked up a lot of habits (some bad and some good), but you're not about to change them. This isn't our first time at the vagina rodeo, if you know what I mean.
The rational choice model suggests that people look for partners who can provide for them in their life (bread-winners); as men traditionally earn more as they get older, women will therefore prefer older men.
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.
Thus, both sexes will have to compete and be selective in mate choices.
These two theories explain why natural and sexual selection acts slightly differently on the two sexes so that they display different preferences.