You may find it very useful to choose a time to sit down and seriously talk about how the age difference may affect your lives one year, five years and possibly twenty years down the road.
Most importantly, if you and your partner feel you are right for each other, age will not matter.
The most important factor to understand is that although our bodies will show our age to a certain degree, age is most significant when it relates to maturity.
Everything was going great, until the whole age difference was mentioned.
She asked me if that bothered me, and I told her that honestly, I never even thought of it.
It has quite often been acceptable for a male to be the older person in a relationship.
Some issues can arise if the opposite happens; a younger man and an older woman.
A lot of people may say that age is a state of mind, that a person is only as old as they feel.
That is an upbeat and optimistic approach to aging; however the question is if that applies when it comes to relationships.
We all begin our quest for love as young adults and we live with the intention of holding strong into our senior years.
If two people are lucky enough people find each other, it usually will not matter at which point in life they do so. I agree with this article, in the fact that maturity levels depend on life experiences and personal goals.
A night owl versus a morning bird will certainly not be in sync with each other. While it is healthy to have some of your own personal interests, it is very helpful to the relationship that you share time together doing things that you both enjoy.