Buss, D. Population Studies. At the end of the day, this article was about how people think, not how people should think. The biggest problem couples with a large age gap experience is jealousy and insecurity, often with the older partner believing that their younger partner will one day be attracted to someone their own age. Flag comment Cancel.
How Young is Too Young to Date?
Author AnonMoos Other versions File: Parental Investment Theory refers to the value that is placed on a potential mate based on reproductive potential and reproductive investment. Comparatively in Western societies such as the US and Europe, there is a trend of smaller age-gaps between spouses, reaching its peak average in Southern Europe of 3. Share Tweet Stumble Digg Email. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates.