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The survey found men aged 20 to 29 prefer older women to younger ones, and women preferred a younger man as they age, according to Your Tango.

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Pop star Shakira is involved with a man 10 years her junior.

Actor Hugh Jackman has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 17 years. A recent article in magazine looked at a handful of real-life May-December romances, focusing mainly on those between older women and younger men.

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

Actress Robin Wright, 47, is engaged to fellow actor Ben Foster, 33.

The fact that she was strictly out of bounds added greatly to the mystery and the longing.

I'd grown up with two older sisters so being around more mature women was nothing new but this felt different - very different.

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

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

But evolving gender roles in modern society have led to more equality between the sexes, challenging this antiquated notion for men.

Sam Owen, Elites Singles Partner psychologist, believes "young men nowadays probably also recognize that older women are adept at diligently juggling so many responsibilities (career, children, housekeeping, fitness, finances, socializing), which makes them intriguing and attractive and a more secure option."The dating website analyzed the upper and lower age search limits for more than 450,000 of its members to reveal the age of a man and a woman’s perfect partner.

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