The age gaps spanned anywhere from 10 to 14 years, with women in their late 40s and early 50s enjoying relationships and/or marriage with men in their late 20s or 30s. Couples in this situation had to address the fertility concern head-on, with some choosing to take the leap relatively quickly while others took a pass.
Pop star Shakira is involved with a man 10 years her junior.
Actor Hugh Jackman has been married to Deborra-Lee Furness for 17 years. A recent article in magazine looked at a handful of real-life May-December romances, focusing mainly on those between older women and younger men.
He keeps telling me that age is not an issue for him and I can tell he is in love with me.
I told him about my five kids from my previous marriage hoping he would change his mind, but he told me children are blessings and that we won’t live with them forever.
They first met when he was 15 and she was a 39-year-old teacher at his school.
She divorced her first husband and married Macron 14 years later.
The unusual relationship and age gap isn't making waves in France, but it's getting a lot of attention in other parts of the world.
In "Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance," authors Felicia Brings and Susan Winter interviewed more than 200 men to discover the allure of the so-called "Mrs.
Editor's note: Emmanuel Macron is a favorite to win the French presidential election this Sunday, but he's making headlines for more than his political success.