Dating a guy 13 year older

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It can be difficult to not become defensive at the stage when I’m excited about a new relationship. ” (yes—of course) or “Doesn’t this song sound like an 80’s song? This just wouldn’t be an issue with someone who wasn’t enrolling in college as I was entering pre-school. While I always thought it was a tragically early passing, it now terrifies me. If the relationship had lasted into marriage, we probably would have waited a few years before starting a family. It’s easier to mold plans with someone who hasn’t had as many experiences and is therefore more open to new ones. I’m already inexperienced in the physical arena for someone my age. A lot of 20-somethings (and 30-somethings) don’t want to settle into a long-term relationship because they always have a gnawing feeling that there’s someone better around the corner. Naturally, they can have a really different perspective on things because of the sheer number of years they’ve been alive.

Cole eats healthier than me and is in great shape (good influence on me! While it hasn’t been brought up specific to our situation, Cole has mentioned wanting to start a family and I’m fairly certain he would not be okay with a two-year relationship one-year engagement a few years before having kids. On the other hand, it's nice that they know what they like. It’s not that he didn’t go through these stages—it was just 10 to 15 years ago. It can be really helpful when Cole shares this perspective with me. They can actually communicate their feelings and carry on a conversation.

I talked to him today and I asked him some of the questions that were raised here.

I feel so Demi Moore,' a woman posted, in reference to Ms Moore's doomed relationship with fellow actor Ashton Kutcher, who was 15 years her junior when their eight-year relationship crumbled in 2011.

It helps me chill out when I notice gray hairs and wrinkles:) I guess the bottom line is: In this age of online dating, where you can check off all your requirements (Six feet or taller! ), it’s easy to think you can pinpoint the exact person you’re looking for. Maybe the sweetest, loveliest future husband is a whopping 13 years older than you or [fill in the blank of whatever you think you WOULDN’T want] yet it doesn’t matter at all.

There are couples who are about 2-8 years apart in age and they don't mind.

“I’m 41.” At the time, I was in my late twenties, and 41 seemed ancient.

But, honestly, it wouldn’t have mattered anyway because I was already falling in love with him.

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