When I dated guys my age, I had to pay for dinner, and concerts, and their lives.With my new boyfriend, I don’t even carry a wallet around with me.”He’s only 11 years older than me, but still!Despite an age gap of more than a decade, Colleen Smith and her husband Damian cite many factors that make their marriage work, including her role as the oldest child in her family and their common interests.
People say love is blind, but research says your age gap can determine the longevity of your relationship.
“The heart wants what to heart wants” and “age is just a number” are well-versed cliché’s - and you just can’t help who you fall head over heels for.
It’s not new money (or young money) where he wants to go out and blow it on stupid things; it’s the earned life he’s been creating for years. There’s very little fighting or problems that pop up. My current boyfriend is 10 years older than me.” Age Matters Less With Time “I don’t think it is a big deal at all that my boyfriend is 15 years older than me.
I like that security, and the thought that with him, money isn’t an issue.”I love dating older because then there is less drama and B. Once you get past your twenties, age means nothing in love and relationships. Despite the age difference, we always have a lot to talk about and our lives are very similar, too.
Slowly our friendship evolved into more, and we’ve been dating for two years.
It’s not weird to me now, but that hasn’t stopped people from giving us weird looks when we are together or affectionate in public.” “I am dating someone who is close to 20 years older than me and one major perk, if I’m being honest, is that he has money.Now we can see how well the rule corresponds with people’s reported acceptable ages.Men’s preferred minimum partner age: Let’s start with minimum age preferences reported by heterosexual men."My fiance is 30 years older than me," says Tirzah Allen.While she waits for people to pick their jaws up off the floor, she explains the benefits of marrying someone old enough to be her dad.After analysing 3,000 people, it found that couples with a five-year age gap are 18 per cent more likely to split up than those of the same age.