But the rule of seven may not actually describe what people consider acceptable.
In 2001, a team of Dutch social psychologists, led by Bram P.
Plus, his boyish personality helps me be more relaxed and better enjoy the funnier things in life.
Muhammad might not have been the most reliable relationship counselor, though; he was also concerned about height disparity: “a tall man married to a too short woman, or vice versa … Now, the half-your-age plus seven rule has entered the cultural lexicon.
It’s defined ten times on Urban Dictionary, gets its own section in Wikipedia’s page on age disparity in sexual relationships, is espoused by Barney Stinson on “How I Met Your Mother” and is referenced by and The Awl.
Most love affairs start off blissfully at first, but new research finds that satisfaction in May–December relationships has a limit.
The research group Household, Income and Labor Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) compiled 13 years of data from 8,682 households and 19,914 individuals.