As have Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas and Tom Cruise and Katy Holmes, plus many more both in the public eye and in the community generally.Official statistics show that generally women in the UK marry men older than themselves, in 2000 the average age gap was just over two years.age should not be a deterrent to exploring an adult, healthy, respectful and loving relationship.It is also important to remember that as people get older so the age gap seems to matter less, a woman of 25 with a partner of 45 may get some strange looks but when they're 45 and 65, somehow the gap doesn’t seem so big.
These relationships have traditionally been looked at with suspicion, with clichÃ©s abounding.
'She’s only after his money.' 'He’s old enough to be her father.' 'Cradle snatcher.' 'Sugar daddy.' 'Toy boy.' to mention but a few, and it’s usually been that way, always the man older than the woman.