Dating man 18 years older
Paltrow defied convention by choosing a younger man.
Those in favour of an age gap said the main benefit was that ‘you can learn from the different perspective of the other partner’, while four in ten said ‘the youthfulness of the younger partner rubs off on the older partner’.
And women, by nature are completely helpless in such circumstances.
Getting into a relationship with married men We love helping people we like out of troubling situations.
And admit it, you’d love a man who’s a mess, if he likes you. But when he looks towards you for emotional support and love, the same things his own wife, apparently, doesn’t provide him, you end up falling in love, more with his emotional affairs rather than anything else.
That one conversation in the office cubicle takes you all the way to the coffee shop, the snack bar, the restaurant, and the movie hall.
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Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama, 48, and wife Michelle, 45, may have only a three-year difference in age but have been married for 17 years.
But the study may not be welcomed by Michael Douglas, 65, and his 40-year-old wife Catherine Zeta-Jones – the research suggests a marriage is more likely to fail if only one partner has been previously divorced, and Douglas was married once before.
Psychologists then analysed the importance of each factor to build up profiles of an ideal marriage and a nightmare couple.
With age, they found that if the wife is five or more years older than her husband, they are more than three times as likely to divorce than if they were the same age.