Dating someone 15 years younger
A friend of mine was admitted to St Lukes Psychiatric Hospital, had been suffering from depression for a number of months.There was a meeting which he had to attend the following day, but in his haste to get into the Hospital, did not bring soap or towel.This phenomenon is colloquially called "gold digging" when it involves a strictly mercenary attitude about money.
The United States Census Bureau's March 2000 statistics show that only 800,000 unmarried American couples are more than five years divergent in age, and 7 in 100 of women who have married more than once have a husband six or more years younger than they.
Widely-varying age of consent laws have been passed to deter adults from entering sexual relationships with underage minors.
There is also the issue of whether all age-disparate relationships fall under the definition of paraphilia.
Sultans from the Middle-East maintained entire harems of much younger women.
Other historical examples include John Rolfe and Pocahontas, and Laura Ingalls Wilder and Almanzo Wilder (both ten-year differences) in America; William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway (eight-year difference) in England; and Mohammed, the prophet of Islam, was 15 years younger than his first wife Khadija.
This may be brought about as an arranged marriage, or either member may pursue and initiate the relationship in those societies that favor freer association.