If we graduated without a future husband in tow, the men in our class would forgo us for younger, dumber women.
She advised we start the search as early into college as possible. If he was sour over being stuck with a crusty upperclassman like me, he didn’t show it.
I wasn’t sure, but there’s data to support Trevor’s claim: millennial women write the shortest profiles on Ok Cupid; profile length increases with each year they pass 35.
Right Chart: This shows women’s reply rate (by percentage) when men message first.
But what I soon realized was that sometimes the best way to date is to go off script.
So that’s what this column, Undressed, is about: gender, social norms, dating rules — and what happens when we break them.
Once they reach 35, women actually respond follows dating age conventions, but what about those women who want to flip the norm on its head?
How difficult is it for them to date a younger man?