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Show Of Hands June 2nd, 2014 5:46am

30+ year olds: would you rather date someone 10 years younger than you, or 10 years older than you?

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lovethatreba living in paradise
06/07/14 9:58 pm

Not quite 10 but my husband of 26 years is 7 years younger.

sabredge
06/05/14 6:33 pm

I'm a male. I prefer older woman. I find women younger or around my age to be immature. I guess I'm the exception. I'm a cougar hunter. Something sexy about them. The confidence. no inhibitions. No time for for stupid games.

jamlady MN
06/04/14 8:36 pm

my hubby is 7.5 years older, so 10 older wouldn't be much more of a stretch! definitely older, though there are certainly some younger hotties, but most of them are too immature in their early 20's for me.

dahawwl Texas
06/03/14 9:30 am

I'm 60. I don't know many 70 year olds that could keep up with me.

peacenskis Alaska
06/03/14 1:12 am

I love older guys :) always have. But, you never who that next person is. Maybe he's younger and I just haven't met him yet.

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thebob Medford Oregon
06/02/14 9:06 pm

The wife is 8 years older so younger seems logical.

CoffeeNow CCP virus
06/03/14 12:51 pm

I'm not making the connection with "so"....

Macmurphy35 Alabama
06/02/14 8:35 pm

In the past I've always dated (and once been married to) younger women. Range anywhere between 1 year to 8 years younger. However now I'm "dating" my first woman that's older than me. I'm 34, she's 40. It's actually really great, 7 months into it.

mstep68 Columbia, SC
06/02/14 8:23 pm

I said older. I can't see myself dating a 36 year old, but I'm definitely open to any age. As long as we are a good fit, I don't care if they're older or younger.

dawl adulting
06/02/14 6:35 pm

Prob not gonna date a 28 year old but you never know ;-)

opie99 left coast best coast
06/02/14 4:49 pm

I don't think I could date a 22 year old. Maybe if they were exceptional, in the same camp I don't think I would choose a 42 year old either.

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MnM22
06/02/14 4:29 pm

I picked older but really would prefer someone as close to my age as possible.

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comppete Las Vegas
06/02/14 2:28 pm

I made that decision over 37 years ago.

BarryB 00000
06/02/14 2:24 pm

Married someone 9 years my junior and we just celebrated or 17th anniversary.

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jenkp223 Being a mommy
06/02/14 10:09 am

I'm 31. Dating a college-aged student would make me feel like I'm robbing the cradle.

Additionally, I find the difference is answers between men and women intriguing.

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Isomax TIC TOC
06/02/14 9:26 am

I would rather date someone I like and not worry about if they are younger or older.

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chickencookie
06/02/14 8:29 am

Some men are really dopey at 40. So men are sweet and sensational at 30.

Diogenes PARDON STONE NOW
06/02/14 5:00 pm

But if they're almost 50 they're spectacular!❤️

chickencookie
06/02/14 5:05 pm

They're real and they are spectacular!

Maj Worth Economist
06/02/14 8:12 am

I have more in common with people younger than I am. Put me down for younger.

bnnt Los Angeles
06/02/14 7:37 am

I'm 40, I don't see myself dating a 50yo.

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
06/02/14 7:26 am

At my age someone 10 years older would be running into medical problems. So I will be taking an younger guy Queen cougar that's me!

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bluerum29 optimistic idealist
06/02/14 7:16 am

Most men say younger and women say older as expected.

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
06/02/14 12:41 pm

But someone about 7 years younger wouldn't be bad. Mid 20's would be nice

prterri
06/02/14 7:14 am

I'm a 38 year old woman dating a 29 year old man. I never intended to look for a younger man, but all the men I dated who were my age were boring and had way too much baggage.

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theexman Practical Atheist in L.A.
06/02/14 7:05 am

Older women are the most beautiful in my opinion. I loved them when I was in my 20's and I find them more beautiful now that I'm in my 50's.

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EarlyBird Portland
06/02/14 7:08 am

⬆️⬆️ I think I'm in love :)

TopsQueen Oregon Coast
06/02/14 7:26 am

Too bad you can't be copied.

ghoti
06/02/14 6:19 am

Mixed, If low 30s then 10 older, if high 30s maybe 10 younger, but it would depend upon the person.

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madeit Houston Area
06/02/14 6:18 am

Done that. Older.

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Whichendisup uniquely unoriginal
06/02/14 5:58 am

age had little to do with. it's more about how we get along together.

grondini Mainer in NC
06/02/14 5:55 am

Hmm...choosing between a 21 vs 41 year old male- DEFINITELY the 41 year old.

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cato Santa Barbara, California
06/02/14 5:48 am

I've always had a thing for older women.

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catpillow Florida West Coast
06/02/14 4:42 am

If I decided to date, it wouldn't matter much to me either way what their age was so long as we got along.

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cass95 Nashville
06/02/14 3:53 am

Definitely older. No question about that.

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Aubie83 Chattanooga
06/02/14 3:51 am

Isn't this interesting?
Glad I'm a woman who looks 10 years younger than I am! (Shhh!????)

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kanji401 SoCal
06/02/14 12:22 am

I think that depends on whether you're male or female.

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OhTheIrony Learning from you
06/01/14 11:05 pm

I know I'm not old enough to answer this question, but I thought I'd give my thoughts anyway.

If I was 30, I'd rather date someone 10 years older than me. I'd need the maturity to keep me sane. Sex is also better with the experienced.

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FollowYourBliss Never Happy, Ever After
06/01/14 11:03 pm

The gender filters are so predictable.

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Dgennero Fair enough.
06/01/14 11:08 pm

Yup, maybe the old stereotype of men liking women younger (fertile) and women looking for a "good provider" who is older and financially secure isn't dead. It makes sense in an evolutionary way.

FollowYourBliss Never Happy, Ever After
06/01/14 11:22 pm

It's a stereotype, but like you said it's evolutionary, and also backed up by science. Which is why the results were not surprising at all to me :)

lindyj23
06/02/14 3:54 am

At 50 I'm far from fertile and all set financially. Dating a 40 year old would be nice!

gonzoboy Arizona
06/02/14 4:57 am

Dear lindyj, I am 40, ex-military, and by sheer coincidence will soon be in New Hampshire! You look like my type! Here is my updated image:
m.imgur.com/QvnBNWh
We should get together! :D

lindyj23
06/02/14 5:15 pm

Bwahahaha! You're a cutie for sure!

Dgennero Fair enough.
06/01/14 11:02 pm

I'm 48. Subtract 30 years and you arrive at my ideal dating age. Math won't get any easier :)

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centexken Republic of Texas
06/02/14 12:55 am

I'm the same age and agree with your excellent logic!

Torfin Never Behind
06/01/14 10:54 pm

I have no preferrance in this area. When I was single I dated younger and older as well as matching my age.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/01/14 10:54 pm

My wife is 6 1/2 years younger. She was tolerable a few years ago, so I know younger would work out fine.

KellenK Colorado
06/01/14 10:51 pm

The age filters weren't set, I'm 19...

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Tony ✋🏻SOH Founder
06/01/14 11:05 pm

Yeah I messed up. they're set now

OhTheIrony Learning from you
06/01/14 11:07 pm

Noooooooooooooo...

I guess I'll like your comment so I can refer back to this poll now :D

OhTheIrony Learning from you
06/01/14 11:08 pm

Wait, I have to like my own comment... I'm stupid.

Dgennero Fair enough.
06/01/14 11:12 pm

@tony: Do age filters or other filters work on all platforms, iOS, Android, and web?