In fact, the question surrounding how old is too old or how young is too young has come up so often throughout modern history that researchers have conducted studies to find out what the acceptable age range for dating actually is.
But what might the real benefits of dating someone younger be?
Turns out, experts say compatibility between two people who just happen to have an age gap isn’t as unusual as we may think.
LEWIS Hamilton is rumoured to be dating Cindy Kimberly, the model made famous by Justin Bieber, with the pair flying to Barcelona together.
The 34-year-old Formula 1 ace was pictured with the 20-year-old on Monday evening, having reportedly landed in the Spanish city on his private jet.
Men and women get married at much younger ages in Eastern cultures, and it’s important to remember that these are guidelines, and not hard and fast rules for anyone.
The great thing about dating is that it gives you a chance to decide if you are compatible with someone else, so don’t let someone’s age be the reason you deny yourself a chance at happiness.
They were seen making their way across the sprawling El Prat Airport with their luggage in tow.
Stunning Cindy was spotted in black cycling shorts, a cropped white jacket and gleaming Balenciaga trainers.
Women are trending higher than the rule would suggest as well: for most middle-aged women, they prefer to keep their dating partner’s age closer to 3-5 years away from their own age.
While the rule says that a 40-year-old woman could date a 27-year-old, most 40-year-old women don’t feel comfortable doing that, according to researchers.
A hacked video of Nicole and Lewis surfaced on the internet last week and has been viewed more than 600,000 times despite a furious legal battle to remove it.