Now we can see how well the rule corresponds with people’s reported acceptable ages.
Men’s preferred minimum partner age: Let’s start with minimum age preferences reported by heterosexual men.
People reported distinct age preferences for marriage; a serious relationship; falling in love; casual sex; and sexual fantasies. Based on the figures Buunk and colleagues (2000) provided (and thus the numbers are only informed approximations), I replotted their data superimposing the max and min age ranges defined by the half-your-age-plus-7 rule.What is the acceptable minimum age for your own (and others’) dating partners?When this question comes up in conversation, someone inevitably cites the “half your age plus seven” rule.He has faced numerous allegations of being involved with underage girls and his reputation has long overshadowed his career achievements. Kelly is not worried about what people have to say with reports the 49-year-old singer is dating a woman 30 years his junior.Multiple outlets have reported that the star and the South Carolina student and model Halle Calhoun, 19, are dating. @rkelly #RKelly @hallecalhoun #Halle Calhoun #Atlanta #Gold Room Friday Nights @ATLGold Room #AGWorld #Photographer #Prince Williams #ATLpics. Net (@atlpics) on In an image posted just a week ago, the chart topper has his arm around the budding model and she captioned the snap, 'The realist.'A week prior the teen and her pal spent time with the 49-year-old at a pool party.