Research has shown that women feel old at the age of 29, while men begin to feel old at the age of 58! That’s a difference of 29 years!
“It is thought that this gulf between the sexes is because age perception is so determined by society’s attitude towards youth and beauty.The modern woman may feel ‘past it’ if she doesn’t fit an ideal. Men, who are less defined by their looks, refuse to act their age until nearly 60.
Commenting on the findings, psychologist Professor Cary Cooper from Lancaster University said: ‘In our society the attractiveness of women is quite important. Men don’t have to be good looking but, for some reason, it’s important for women to look presentable.”
Read more: Daily Mail
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