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Sure, Doris is sort of dotty, and she certainly has no idea how to seduce a man, but she's still seen as desirable., but she's also portrayed as a boy-crazy lady who ruins lives.

What's different about the Hutchinson-Stodden marriage and the Cox-Catsimatidis wedding is that the grooms were willing to enter so publicly into relationships with teenagers, with the apparent approval of their brides' parents.

Catsimatidis, who is now 21, told that her father "wouldn't have given me up to anyone else," while Stodden's mother Krista was quoted as saying, "We are totally supportive of this marriage.

However, the rise of the "older woman-younger man" relationship has loosened this relationship convention and instead celebrates the age-gap romance.

After all, young women are fun, free-spirited, energetic and have a zest for life.

Doug is a wonderful man and we love him." While an age disparity like the 35 years between Hutchison and Stodden is by no means the norm, the recent openness around relationships involving huge age gaps -- especially the ' willingness to feature the Cox and Castimatidis nuptials -- suggests that they may be becoming less stigmatized. How does entering into a relationship with an older man before turning 18 -- or even 20 -- affect the young woman involved?

"When you start stretching decades and you're talking about young girls, under 19 or so, it's probably problematic," said Dr.

Lee Cohen, a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is based in New York.