In it, Ms.
Gadsby takes on the fragility of masculinity — and at one point drills into Pablo Picasso, who, well into his 40s, had an affair with a teenage girl. Seething, Ms.
Gadsby said: I am in my prime. That anecdote came to loooing recently, in response to a new study about online dating published in the journal Science Advances.
The study results echoed data shared by the dating behemoth OkCupid inlookig which the service found that men from the ages of 22 to 30 focus almost entirely on women who are younger than. OkCupid also reported that as a man gets older, he searches for relatively younger and younger women, while his upper acceptable age limit hovers just above his own age.
Speaking of earning potential, Dr. For women, that benefit ended with an undergraduate degree mam and postgraduate education, in fact, made them less desirable.
Women now outnumber men in college and earn more degrees, Dr. Bruch said, adding: Drouin stressed that the preferences of people seeking mates online reflect aspiration, not necessarily what people want in real life.
A key finding of the study was that most users sent messages to people who were more desirable than themselves. Twenty-five percent more desirable, to be exact. Drouin said.
That is often not the reality of dating. In other words, not so far from the ages of Walter and Picasso.
Caveman mentality persists. Men care. A version of this article appears in print onSection D, Page 2 of the New York edition with the headline: Stupid Cupids: Women Peak at 18, And Men at 50?
So Online Daters Say.