They may impugn the motives of the younger person ("Gold digger!
"), or imply that it's all about sex ("You sly devil, you!
"All they talk about is immature stuff like boobs, boobs, and boobs," she told us. It really does depend on the individual person, but aside from numerical age, other girls mentioned that life experience was a factor in who they decided to date, and that they might be more interested in someone older because he was already in college, had a cool job, or an awesome internship.
Perhaps the best known are 68-year-old Michael Douglas and 43-year-old Catherine Zeta-Jones, who have bridged their quarter-century age gap to stand by each other through a long partnership (and some recent serious health scares).
Or look at 65-year-old Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, who made 34-year-old theater producer Sally Humphreys his (third) bride in December 2012.
I once thought I'd fallen in love with an adorable British Israeli lawyer who started chatting with me while we waited at a crosswalk in Manhattan.
I felt an immediate spark, and after we exchanged numbers, we planned our first date without ever bringing up our ages.