Have you dated someone who is older than you?

I met a guy & he is amazing. He’s 20 years older than me, though. (I’m 27) I’m a bit nervous about introducing him to my family & children. We agreed to wait on introducing my kids to at least a year of us seeing each other. But, I’m really afraid of the judgment of my family. Anyone else has a spouse with such a large age gap? How did your family react? I’m terrified of my parents not approving because he is almost the same age as my father. (My dad is two years older than him)


Does he make u happy

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Well if you guys marry, he will die way before you.


Go for it! My aunt married a man 2 years older than her mother. They’ve been married 25 years! If he treats you well and can support your dreams, his age isn’t going to matter. Hopefully your family will see that too. Best of luck!!

Honestly your a grown ass woman. At this point in your life if he treats you right and makes you happy. Then age ain’t nothing but a number!! Do YOU!

My late husband was 16 yrs older than me. We married at 24 and 40. No one had a problem with the age difference.

yes 12 year age gap and not much maturer in many aspects if you ask me :woman_facepalming: but my parents didn’t mind surprisingly. my mom was worried he would be controlling but no. Ask yourself many questions like why isn’t he with someone his own age and go from there. IMO

After a certain age I think age is pretty irrelevant, life experience takes over and the age gap isn’t so much of an issue, if he makes you happy they will get over it!


My boyfriend is almost 10 years younger than me. I was afraid of what people would say initially, but at the end of the day -who cares?! It’s your life! You deserve to be happy.


My spouse is 10 years older than me

My husband is way older than me. We have been together for 12yrs & married for 8. If u love him & he loves u & y’all treat each other right, it doesn’t matter what the age gap is

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My husband is 13 years older than me…we have been together 20 years!

My parents are 14 years apart. :woman_shrugging:t2:

Does it matter? If you are happy it doesn’t matter how old he is or what anyone has to say

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At your age, you should do what makes you happy. Your family’s judgement doesn’t matter as long as you and your kids are happy/healthy. If they aren’t happy for you, then screw them. Do you and follow your own heart!

I’m 20 and my boyfriend is 35. My family was very accepting. We have a good relationship and he treats me well. That’s all that should matter in the end.


It really shouldn’t matter what everyone thinks. How do you feel? My parents are 20 years age gap. It wasn’t weird growing up and my parents had a great marriage.

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My husband is 10 years older than me and my family has fully supported me and was just happy that I found someone who wanted the same things in life as me

Am 28 and my husband is 43 we love each other age don’t matter


Well I can honestly say that I would be against it too seeings how he is old enough to be your father🤦‍♀️that’s fucked up in my opinion…