Questions or concerns about the preceding article can be directed to the author or posted as a comment below. 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?Aside from that scenario, however, is there any reason that a 30-year-old woman can find love with a 37-year old and not a 44-year-old? Knowing that there are men of that age who are in great shape, physically attractive, interesting and successful is there a reason to categorically exclude these men? And while most people aren’t as attractive as these, it is certainly possible to meet someone significantly older who is sexy and attractive. Women in their 50’s will often narrowly restrict their dating range because they have a fear of meeting and falling in love with an older man – and then having to deal with his health issues.
Are we just making it harder on ourselves by refusing to consider potential partners who are outside our age limits?
Or are the cultural similarities that occur between people of similar ages important enough to be deal-breakers?
If you have an established career but your partner is still living with his or her parents, you could be in for a rocky ride.
Before you begin a relationship with someone much younger or older than you, it’s important to make a careful assessment of your motivations.
Although comedians joke about these relationships, a significant age difference doesn’t make a relationship any less real or meaningful, though it may create some challenges that don’t exist when romantic partners are close in age.
Navigating the social ramifications of your relationship while struggling with generation gaps can be tough, but a significant age difference can give you the chance to consider new perspectives and appreciate the offerings of a different generation.If you frequently tell your partner his or her age doesn’t matter, your partner might end up feeling like age is a significant issue, or even that you’re in the relationship specifically because of the age difference. The preceding article was solely written by the author named above.Don’t let age dominate your relationship, and address it only when it is truly relevant. Any views and opinions expressed are not necessarily shared by Good No matter how understanding you are, it’s likely that you’re going to bump up against some generational differences.You might have different political views, find each other’s music obnoxious, or have no understanding of historical events that profoundly influenced your partner’s life.If you want to have children, you’ll have to consider whether fertility will be an issue and whether you or your partner will be around long enough to help raise your kids.