But generally, I think women a good five years younger (so long as they aren’t under 21) work well since women tend to be more mature than us guys.For an older man, say in his forties or fifties, a fifteen year age gap is socially acceptable and generally comfortable.

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Culturally, the older woman/younger man dynamic is perceived as an oddity, or a fluke.

Fortunately, that’s changing as more older-woman and younger-man couplings make headlines.

They first met when he was 15 and she was a 39-year-old teacher at his school.

She divorced her first husband and married Macron 14 years later.

This week a straight woman asks, “How much younger than them do you think most guys are comfortable dating before it becomes embarrassing?

Or is there no limit as long as the youngster in question is legal and not a complete airhead?

In our hearts, if not in our heads, we’re convinced that love will always trump practical concerns such as money, social class, race and even gender. And what about age as it relates to older women involved with younger men?

Though men have been enjoying May-December romances forever, women haven’t been afforded the same freedom necessarily.

You are no longer hip, cool, or capable of dating someone who had an “American Idol”-themed Bar Mitzvah. Hell, if someone of the Gen Next persuasion wants to tap your old bones, consider yourself lucky.

Besides, anyone who mocks you, well, your old ears won’t be able to hear them anyway so who cares.

But that fear has forced her to come up with her own solution to the issue. ’ Your answer could be, ‘I’m going to get a facelift.’ My answer is, ‘I’m going to be such a beautiful person inside that it’s going to shine through to the outside,'” she told the magazine.