Is a 4 year age gap too much?
Four years and four months is the ideal age difference for a relationship – as long as the man is older than the woman, according to new research by Confused.com life insurance experts.
What is considered large age gap?
Across Western countries, about 8% of all married heterosexual couples can be classified as having a large age gap (ten years or more). These generally involve older men partnered with younger women. About 1% of age-gap couples involve an older woman partnered with a younger man.
Is a 4 year difference illegal?
Federal law makes it criminal to engage in a sexual act with another person who is between the age of 12 and 16 if they are at least four years younger than you. Each state takes a different approach as the age of consent has ranged from 10 to 18. For example, a state might set the age of consent at 18.