The Sexy Age Gap Dating Trick to Get Ahead (and on Top) of Any Man You Want

Seth MacFarlane Dating a Younger Woman Alexis Knapp

Trick to Get AheadSome­times it can be hard to get an older man’s atten­tion, espe­cially if you’re not meet­ing in a typ­i­cal sce­nario, like a bar. But there’s a trick that has now been sci­en­tif­i­cally proven to work.

Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can con­quer the world.” Turns out the iconic sex sym­bol was really on to some­thing, because a new study out of France has shown that wear­ing high heels actu­ally does give women more power over men. Ladies, take notes, because these find­ings can def­i­nitely help you get ahead in age gap dating.

For one part of the study, which was pub­lished online in the Archives of Sex­ual Behav­ior, young women wore heels with vary­ing heights and asked men on the street between the ages of 25 and 50 to answer sur­vey ques­tions. The women wear­ing rel­a­tively flat shoes (0.2-inch heel) got a 46.7% answer rate and medium heels (two inches high) got a 63% answer rate. But what was most sur­pris­ing was that the high­est heel (3.5 inches) got an incred­i­ble 83% answer rate.

The same trend was seen in other sit­u­a­tions as well. Accord­ing to other find­ings from this study, women wear­ing heels in a bar set­ting get picked up by a man twice as fast com­pared to women wear­ing flat­ter shoes. And when you drop a glove out­side on the street, there’s a much bet­ter chance—almost 50%—that a man will pick it up for you if you’re rock­ing a pair of high-heeled shoes. This all just goes to show that if you really want to get noticed in age gap dat­ing, heels are a good start.

As the study’s author points out, wear­ing high heels “exerts a pow­er­ful effect on men’s behav­ior,” adding that, “Sim­ply put, they make women more beau­ti­ful.” Some might dis­agree with that state­ment, but a 2012 study proved the same thing—women were rated as being more attrac­tive and fem­i­nine when they wore heels, thanks to shorter strides and more swing­ing of the hips when they walked.

In the scope of age gap dat­ing, you can use that to your advan­tage. For starters, it’s hard not to feel sexy and empow­ered when you slip on a hot new pair of stilet­tos. Wear­ing heels not only makes a woman look taller and slim­mer, but it gives off an air of con­fi­dence and sex­u­al­ity, and that’s some­thing a lot of men will find very attractive.


Adam­son, T., “Sci­ence proves women in high heels do have power over men,” CTV News web site, Novem­ber 30, 2014;

Hull, L., “High heels really DO make you look good, say sci­en­tists (and here’s why),” Daily Mail web site, Decem­ber 30, 2012;

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About Isabella

I was never patriotic, so when Independence Day came, the last thing on my mind was to go out and celebrate. I was bored and I was lonely, and though they weren’t my normal crowd, thesse girls were friends and family members who I grew up with. But Diana had her man, Marsha had hers, and my cousin Lisa had her own. I was the only one who was single and my taste was just too high; the kind of men they dated did not appeal to me. I wanted the executive, the entrepreneur. I was 22 and unhappy about my life. I yearned to be in a relationship; I felt I had so much to give a man, and yet I was single. My friends and I waited for cab and I was still second-guessing whether or not I really wanted to go out. While we were waiting, an older looking gentleman driving a blue pick-up truck drove up to us. As he slowed, he said, “Don’t move. I’m coming right back!” He drove off, leaving a trail of his cologne, as he sped away to drop off the construction workers sitting in the back of the truck. Literally moments later, he came back, stopped in front of us, asked us where we were going, and told us to get in. It turns out his name was Keith. After Keith dropped us off, I realized I didn’t want to stay and asked him to take me back to where he picked us up from. He turned, looked at me, and said, “You were the reason why I picked you all up. I wanted to get to know you. So, I’m happy you decided to leave with me.”