The Washington Post today presents statistics from Match and eHarmony on the search for younger partners, creating a mating gap.
With your age range preferences, is there a mismatch?
Older Woman, Younger Man: It’s a Match Made in Cyberspace
By Abigail Trafford
Tuesday, July 22, 2008; Page HE06
What do older women want?
Online dating services say women of a certain age want the white-haired gent, as long as he’s not too old. Women age 50 and older almost always tell eHarmony.com that they want a younger man — 10, 15 years younger, sometimes more. And on Match.com, a 50-year-old woman is typically seeking a man who is 48.