They weren't as independent as I am, and sometimes I just wanted them to plan the date for once." — Pam, 252.They're Drama-Free"When I have the choice, I date men who are 30 years younger than me.When my marriage collapsed in a cascade of discoveries about my husband, I did what many women before me have done: I fled to a place where I thought I would be able to heal and find clarity.But my elected haven wasn't a mecca for eating or praying.To sweeten the appeal, AYI also flags any mutual friends the prospective pair share. If not, they can click “skip.” (MORE: Does Online Dating Make It Harder to Find ‘the One’?) AYI pulled data from its 68 million downloads and 20 million Facebook profiles to see which subscribers are making successful matches.When it comes to the subject of love we always hope that there are no real significant barriers to its success.In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?
Twenty years and two kids later, we were still in New York, settled as firmly as if our feet had been cemented there. The pain was still there, but dealing with the trials of daily life in Egypt as a single woman was empowering.
Numbers culled from various dating sites have consistently shown both sexes prefer to date down the age spectrum rather than up. ), is one of the largest websites and apps designed to help users find their mates, but it works in an unconventional way.
Users allow the app to access their Facebook profile, and people are then are paired based on interests.
In Cairo, I resurrected the bold, adventurous woman I'd been two decades earlier, before I'd yielded to the pressures and should-dos of grown-up life.
I'd met my former husband in the then-Soviet Moscow, where I'd moved from Paris in search of a job in journalism. In Cairo — I was working on a book about Egypt, so moving there seemed the logical choice — I found strange comfort in the upheaval.
When it comes to dating, there’s an unscientific, but prevailing opinion that older men want younger women and vice versa.