That is, men gave lower ratings to dates where the man was older.
Likewise, women also rated the dates lower when the man was older than the woman.
In addition, applicants provide open-ended answers about their dating history, interests, hobbies, activities, and partner preferences.
Other items probe when they are the happiest, what makes them a “good catch,” and what is the first thing visitors notice when they enter into the applicants’ residence. In the final tally, sample included 123 blind dates. They compared the ratings of the dates when the man was older than the woman with the ratings when the woman was older than the man.
These days, however, the older woman/younger guy combo are everywhere to be seen.