What remains consistent, however, is that all relationships have their fair share of hurdles, and take their fair share of work.
Celebs date people wildly outside of their age group all the time (Mary-Kate Olsen, anyone?
Like it or not, there are ages and individuals who feel that their value in the dating world is so high that they can have success with a very narrow set of criteria.
One, yes, statistically, he will likely die first, but that's a stupid reason not to fall in love with someone older than you. That could be a deal breaker with dating someone older who already has children and doesn't want to have anymore, but it's not for him. I shared with her that I have seen numerous marriages, really successful and happy marriages, where one spouse is 15-20 years older than the other.
There are absolutely no guarantees about when our time is up! I have never heard any of these husbands or wives say anything about wishing they had done things differently and married someone closer to their own age.
It's about connection." She also told us that she's with an older guy who has shown her how a man can behave in a relationship and taught her that she deserves someone responsible and in touch with his own emotions. Discovering and believing that you deserve a respectful, mature, thoughtful partner is a seriously important lesson, no matter how you learn it.
If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain The question is simple, as life expectancy goes up and people take better and better care of themselves, do traditional notions of appropriate age differences in relationships matter?
Do age differences matter or should love prevail over all?