Marrying an older man shortens a womans lifespan, but having a younger husband reduces it even more, the study found. The findings, drawn from the medical records of two million Danish couples, suggest that the best a woman can do is marry a man of about the same age.
Is it okay to marry someone 10 years older?
The age gap does not matter when there is mental maturity, love, understanding and compatibility. Vatsyayanas Kamasutra prescribes a three- year age gap. In the old, the age gap could be 10 to 15 years. Because of the complete acceptance and devotion of the wife, such marriages almost always worked well.
Is it legal to marry someone 15 years older?
How old do I have to be to get married? If you are 18 years or older, you can marry without your parents permission. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can marry if you have your parent or guardians permission or a court order allowing you to get married. You cannot marry in Alberta if you are under 16 years of age.