Numbers put reality into perspective, and, from there, we can make healthy and informed decisions about love. Why older men want younger women. Why older women want younger men. How many emails men and women get on dating sites. The availability and merits of 7s vs. Furthermore, the quality of the men available to her as a year-old who wanted her own biological children was closer to a 5 in her mind. Not based on our feelings about how things should be or what would be right and just and fair.