Dr Anjali Chhabria, a practising psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience, talks about the challenges faced by such couples and how they can make it work.
Hurdles in an older woman-younger man relationship Social stigma: Since it is not an ideal setting, such couples have to deal with the stigma attached with it.
There are also alternative social theories for age differences in relationships as well as suggested reasons for 'alternative' age-hypogamous relationships.
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In various cultures, older men and younger women often seek one another for sexual or marital relationships.
A study released in 2003 by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics concluded that the proportion of women in England and Wales marrying younger men rose from 15% to 26% between 19.
Even though you may find most couples follow this norm, there are also a few where the woman is older than the man.
Celebrities such as Aishwarya Rai-Abhishek Bachchan or Sachin and Anjali Tendulkar may instill our faith that such a relationship can work while the break-up of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore may let us believe that it was destined to doom from the very beginning.