do establish boundaries in some rather obvious ways you’re at different stages of life, so if you're just enjoying a fling make sure she isn't shopping for wedding dresses. do treat the relationship the same as you would with someone your own age. facts are thesesome interpret the rule such that if you are younger, you double your years, then subtract seven. to compute the oldest one could date without it being socially awkward, simply subtract seven from one's own age, and multiply by two. don’t let her take advantage of you …unless you want her to - which is fine, but only if you have expectations of a very short relationship. this relationships satisfies the inverse of the half your age plus seven rule.

## Who Is Too Young or Too Old for You to Date? | Psychology Today

#### Recently started dating someone half my age. I'm embarrassed by

christine thinks she might be too young for donald, so she reverses the half-your-age-plus-seven rule (36). social rule defining the youngest age one may date without it being socially unacceptable (or illegal). muhammad (1897-1975) said that the ideal age of a man's wife was half his age, plus seven. the full version states: "if you halve your years then add seven, you'll have the youngest decent age for a partner; if you double your years then subtract seven, you'll have the oldest decent age for a partner". mathematical equation used to find the youngest age a person can date without being considered a disgusting, cradle robbing freak. is a very old rule of thumb: it is the calculation applied to a man's age that provides the age in a woman that he is most naturally attracted to physically.