Playgirl exists as well, and Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Collins, Martha Raye, and Cher all dated men decades younger than they were. So if 40 and 27 are acceptable, one could say that 41 and 26 are close enough.For every person saying “just go for it and be happy,” there are realistic considerations. Yet soon after that, the slippery slope becomes 44 and 24, which can lead to Lolita situations and other felonies. If a man is 40, is dating a pair of 20-year-olds equivalent to dating one 40-year-old? From a brag and go high-five your friends standpoint, yes.We both suspected the age difference might be significant, but avoided the topic for as long as possible. Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi threw “bunga bunga” parties while in office.When one is a septuagenarian billionaire, what else is there to do?Besides, it offers more valuable insight than the alternative, which is to shrug the shoulders and ask, “Who the heck knows?I once thought I'd fallen in love with an adorable lawyer who started chatting with me while we waited at a crosswalk in Manhattan.As that article points out, you should date the person who makes you happy (regardless of age) and I made this chart out of interest for the topic, not as some kind of rule that I think should be followed without question.LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2013 - When dating, how big an age gap is too big? Having said that, a guy at 41 squiring a woman of 23 is far more controversial than a 71-year-old man dating a 53-year-old woman. There is an unofficial rule that exists, even though nobody seems to know where it originated. A 40-year-old should stick with someone at least 27.
D., a psychologist and author of A relationship age gap bigger than 10 years often comes with its own set of issues.He nodded in surprise and didn’t offer his age until I asked for it. Then he excused himself to the go to the bathroom while I sat wondering what our relationship age gap meant: Would he want to move faster in a relationship? Would he be appalled by my tiny studio apartment, which I could barely afford?“You’ll never guess,” he said, which is when I tried to examine his face for wrinkles and his hair for salt-and-pepper grays—there weren’t any.“I’m 38,” he said. “So I know what you’re thinking,” he said, upon returning. ” He launched into an explanation about not finding the right woman yet and managed to quell all of my concerns—at least for the time being.Things still aren’t perfect but the ranges seem more reasonable.
The new equation (created using excel) is: Lower Limit =IF(YOUR_AGE – SUM((YOUR_AGE/2) 7) 20, YOUR_AGE 20, (YOUR_AGE-7)*2) For the lower limit, I’m checking if the lower range is more than 20 years younger than YOUR_AGE and if it is I’m capping it at 20 years younger. Here’s what my initial results look like: This is just one section of the entire results and you can download the entire excel sheet here.Being a billionaire is not the real world, and even billionaires occasionally face consequences.