So when there's an older woman in the picture--a woman who is likely a little more experienced, a little more secure in her career, a little more self-assured--the power balance is more equal.3) By the year 2010, in the U. there will be one million more men in the 25-44 age range than women. And as Lisa Daily, author of "How To Date Like a Grown-up," puts it: "Those bachelors in the prime of their lives won't just sit around crying in their soup about the lack of available women--they'll pursue women over 40."Lovelies ... I have the feeling a bunch of you are gonna disagree with me here ... In fact, I think the power dynamic works out really well in the case of older-woman younger-man. Because a man is always physically more powerful than the woman.Also, a man almost always has something of an emotional advantage over a female, in the sense that women are biochemically predisposed to get more attached after sex; blame it on the oxytocin. Census Bureau.) In other words, there will be a dearth of women.
Grade Level: High School (9-12) Curriculum Topic Benchmarks: M1.4.1, M1.4.3, M1.4.6, M1.4.7, M2.4.1, M2.4.3, M2.4.5, M4.4.6, M4.4.8 Subject Keywords: Slide rule, Analog computer, Isomorphism, Logarithm Author(s): Martin P.
An overarching evolutionary theory which can provide an explanation for the above mechanisms and strategies adopted by individuals which leads to age disparity in relationships is called Life History theory Life History theory posits that individuals have to divide energy and resources between activities (as energy and resources devoted to one task cannot be used for another task) and this is shaped by natural selection.
Parental Investment Theory refers to the value that is placed on a potential mate based on reproductive potential and reproductive investment.
did females show a preference for males significantly younger than male preferences for females" and that there was a "consistent cross-cultural preference by women for at least same-age or significantly older men".
A 2003 AARP study reported that 34% of women over 39 years old were dating younger men.