From 51-year-old Tom Cruise fighting aliens in Edge of Tomorrow alongside 31-year-old Emily Blunt, to the 36 year-old Ryan Gosling dancing with 28 year-old Emma Stone in La La Land, to Scarlett Johansson’s, well...
her entire career, it’s become something of a cliché that, as the male leads get older, the female leads get younger.
(Just look at Amy Schumer, Julianne Moore, Katie Couric, Kate Hudson, and countless others.) But the reality is that numerous studies—including a recent Finnish study of more than 12,000 people—have revealed that a lot of younger women do in fact prefer their romantic matches to be older.
If that's the case, then it's time for you to explore the hidden pleasures of an age gap relationship.
Older men can bring an exciting new dimension to relationships.
(Seriously: who can't forget the most egregious age gap of all, when the white-hot 30 year-old Catherine Zeta-Jones was paired with a 69 year-old Sean Connery in the otherwise forgettable 1999 film Entrapment?
)Now, we at Best Life definitely aren’t saying that the perfect real-life relationship should mirror any onscreen trends.