Women’s sexual desire decreases as relationship length increases.However, men do not experience the same decrease in sexual desire as relationship duration lengthens.Marriage is, above all, about 50-50 partnership; differences in ages also mean differences in life experience and cultural reference points.Generations may be an invention, but they are meaningful nonetheless.(Or, at any rate, its chances of not ending in divorce.) Its results were visualized by the data scientist Randy Olson, who created a series of charts to illustrate the study's findings.Today, Olson released another set of visuals—the most intriguing of which focuses on the matter of the age gap.
Certainly, over time, this decrease may become meaningful if it continues to decrease steadily over the course of a relationship.
There are many predictors of the success of a marriage, among them the having of money, the having of children, and the length of time a couple spends dating before they tie the knot.
Another big predictor, though, is age: The closer a couple is when it comes to their respective birth years, the greater their chances of avoiding divorce.
The desire subscale of the Female Sexual Function Index and the Male Sexual Function Index were used to assess the outcome variable, sexual desire.
After statistically controlling for age and sexual and relationship satisfaction, Murray and Milhausen used relationship length as a predictor for sexual desire for men and women separately.
Once you enter large-gap territory—the 20-year difference, the 30-year difference—the odds of divorce are ... If your partner happens to be 15 years older or younger than you are, that's not automatically a bad omen: Statistics, of course, are not destiny.