A common rule of thumb when it comes to dating is that it’s OK to be interested in someone who is half your age, plus seven years.
However, the rise of the "older woman-younger man" relationship has loosened this relationship convention and instead celebrates the age-gap romance.
I offer them adventure."Kyle met Marjorie back in 2009 (yes, they've been together for that long) at a bookstore.
Before Kyle, she had been single for 37 years after she split up with the father of her six children.
From Madonna to Susan Sarandon, Kylie Minogue to Wendi Deng, Kate Moss to Mariah Carey, it seems more and more women of a certain age are falling for the charms of men years — and in some cases, decades — their junior.Kate Moss, 43, is romancing Count Nikolai von Bismarck, 29, while 51-year-old Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet is dating fashion designer Erik Torstensson, 38. study, almost a third of single women between the ages of 40 and 69 are dating younger men, with ‘younger’ defined as ten or more years their junior. For some of the celebrities mentioned, there’s an undoubted desire to attract attention and controversy.The toyboy trend isn’t just reserved for celebrities, either. Fast approaching 60 and with a seemingly unquenchable thirst for men 30 years (or more) her junior, Madonna never shies away from an opportunity to display her passion for men who could easily be her sons.Similar to their younger male counterparts, younger women have reflected this interest in older men.Women between 20 and 29 years old desire men who are up to 10 years their senior and no younger than up to three years.