Research, however, seems to show men who prefer a younger partner are onto something.
A report in 1843 goes into age gaps and the different attitudes men and women have toward them.
Such May-December couplings are no longer seen as relationship outliers — or indicative of deep-seated mommy issues.
New French President Emmanuel Macron, 39, has a wife, Brigitte, who is 24 years his senior, while supermodel Heidi Klum, 43, has been dating art dealer Vito Schnabel, 30, for more than three years.
But when he was set up with Siegner by a mutual friend, matchmaker Sameera Sullivan, he says his life turned around.
“It was love at first sight,” Angal says of meeting Siegner, a buxom blonde who was a successful account executive at a graphic design company at the time.
“Younger guys tend to be more active, have less baggage,” says Soletti, an event planner who regularly hosts dating mixers.
They were introduced by Sutherland’s sister, who was one of Wipp’s law school classmates, at a beachside barbecue.“I can tell because she always makes me feel wanted.” Alan Angal, 36, was attracted to his older fiancée, Jennifer Siegner, 45, for her stability.Prior to meeting Siegner in 2012, Angal was a tour manager for a music company and had a lifestyle he describes as “sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll.” He mostly dated party girls in their 20s.That's theory, though, re: the advantages of a smaller gap in age.In truth, studies done in the UK, writes 1843, indicated that there was not "a strong link between age gaps and divorce rates in England and Wales, though there was some evidence that women marrying later than 30 who were more than ten years older than their spouse were more likely to divorce."Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to go both ways.