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View Poll Results: What's your typical dating range?
- less than 5 years 13 20.31%
- 5 years 22 34.38%
- 10 years 19 29.69%
- 15 years 2 3.13%
- 20 years 1 1.56%
+ less than 5 years 9 14.06%
+ 5 years 16 25.00%
+ 10 years 16 25.00%
+ 15 years 7 10.94%
+ 20 years 2 3.13%
None of the above/I like to be difficult. 9 14.06%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 64. You may not vote on this poll

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Old February 2 2013, 09:20 AM   #46
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Re: Dating Range?

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I thought the guys would be skewing younger than this.
That's because you're trying to land a 45-year old sugar daddy. Your perspective's all off.
Well when you put it that way ... it sounds like an awesome idea!

It's not like I think all guys want someone as young as they can get, I just didn't think it would be as big of a deal. But I can get the shared references and all.
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Old February 2 2013, 09:39 AM   #47
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I'm genuinely happy with whoever will put up with me; age irrelevant. Just wish I could meet someone with same interests/passions, but they only exist online
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Old February 2 2013, 02:29 PM   #48
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I'm one of the difficult people For me, really, it's all about the person. Age is not a huge deal. I can be equally attracted to a woman at 50 as I can a woman at 22. I think the only real limit I have is I tend I to avoid anyone under 20...I'm just setting myself up for trouble otherwise.

That being said, I do tend find the most "potential" with women -5/+5 years within my own age range. Mostly because of things like where you are in life and such. Might make a potential relationship easier.
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Old February 2 2013, 04:12 PM   #49
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Never had an age range, never had a type. So I'm gonna be difficult on the poll.
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Old February 2 2013, 04:27 PM   #50
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I'd agree with many here. As long as the person you are with shares many of the same interests, is going in a similar direction as you in your life, and you are attracted to one another, age is irrelevant.
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Old February 2 2013, 05:46 PM   #51
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Kestra wrote: View Post
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I thought the guys would be skewing younger than this.
That's because you're trying to land a 45-year old sugar daddy. Your perspective's all off.
Well when you put it that way ... it sounds like an awesome idea!

It's not like I think all guys want someone as young as they can get, I just didn't think it would be as big of a deal. But I can get the shared references and all.
I got where you were coming from. I just couldn't resist the opportunity to tease you a bit.
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Old February 2 2013, 05:56 PM   #52
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As a rule I'd say +/- 5 years, though the closer to my age the better. I realize that age isn't the most important thing in a relationship - compatibility, shared interests, chemistry, etc. are all very important elements. However, I think it's important that the other person be at a similar place in their life, and that we want the same things. Sometimes a dramatic age different can make that more complicated.
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Old February 2 2013, 07:04 PM   #53
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I'm 23. No way am I going out with someone under 20. My eldest boyfriend/date has been 28.
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Old February 2 2013, 07:33 PM   #54
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+ or - 5 years. 24 - 34. Sounds about right. Not that I adhere very strictly to that range.
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Old February 2 2013, 07:50 PM   #55
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Im 27, I date 19 to 29ish, but voted within 5 years either way.

Most people I know date anyone who is around. A friend of mine is dating someone over twice his age after telling me he would never date the guy. He got desperate and that's just sad.
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Old February 2 2013, 08:01 PM   #56
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I answered plus or minus ten years, but that's very negotiable. After all, dating is just dating-- it's only when you're serious that age differences have real significance, and it's been years since I've dated anybody with serious intent. The biggest age difference I've ever experienced was when I had a couple of dates with a 35-year-old woman when I was 21, and a serious relationship would have been a bad idea; she's well past retirement age now.
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Old February 2 2013, 08:02 PM   #57
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After all, dating is just dating-- it's only when you're serious that age differences have real significance,
I guess I've never really seen the point in dating without being serious about it.
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Old February 2 2013, 08:33 PM   #58
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Interesting question. A couple years ago I would have said -10/+5 but now it's more like -2/+7. I'm 36 now. I'm married so I'm not actually dating, but my perspective on maturity has changed, so (in theory) it would really take someone being very mature for their age for me to be interested in someone significantly younger.
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Old February 2 2013, 08:49 PM   #59
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28
+/- 5 years typically
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Old February 2 2013, 09:20 PM   #60
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I would be with someone 15 years older then me (28) and would only date someone 5 years younger then me. Even 5 years younger is pushing it I rather be with a 25 year old.
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