Xkcd Dating Pools After a year together, Jennifer Lawrence and director Darren Aronofsky called it quits on their relationship. But as you get older, the dateable age range gets wider. An 18-year-old's range is 16-22, whereas a 30-year-old's might be more like 22-46. Man points to a chart Text on chart Standard creepiness rule Don't date under Age 2 + 7 Man I did some analysis of this with the Census Bureau numbers just last weekend.
Xkcd Map Age Guide Of course, in the aftermath of a celeb breakup, the rumor mill always swirls. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License. This means you're free to copy and share these comics but not to sell them. More details.
Dating Pools - explain xkcd In this case, I was not shocked to see some cite age difference as the reason for their split; she is 27, he is 49. By this standard, 14 is the minimum dating age. As a father, I approve Cflare talk, 21 July 2014 UTC The chart appears to be using the following function for the maximum age max_age_other = your_age - 7 * 2 The max age is determined by the oldest the other person can be before you are too young for them according to the age/2.
Soul Mates - xkcd It’s an interesting question: Is age really just a number, or is there something about that age gap that can make or break a relationship? If you look to pop culture, there are plenty of surviving pairs, like Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds (11 years), Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham (20 years), or Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor (31 years). Furthermore, to keep things from getting creepy, we’ll assume they’re within a few years of your age. This is stricter than the standard age gap creepiness formula, but if we assume a 30-year-old and a 40-year-old can be soul mates, then the creepiness rule is violated if they accidentally meet 15 years earlier. With the same-age restriction, most of us have a pool of around half a billion potential matches.
Dating Age Formula The Dating Equation ½your age + 7 There are also plenty of May-December duos who didn’t last; think Demi and Ashton (16 years), or Sean Penn and Charlize Theron (15 years). The Dating Equation ½your age + 7. A common rule of thumb, at least on the internet, is that it’s okay to be interested in someone “half your age plus seven” years. According to this rule, it would not be creepy for a 30 year old to date a 22 year-old, but an 18 year-old would be off-limits.