I, on the other hand, never had children, still have a thing for the 80s music I grew up with, and am local gym member.But because we get along tremendously well and have a wonderful bond, we don't let the years between us, well, come between us.We opt to live one day at a time rather than fretting over what might happen to either of us over the course of our life together just because there's an age difference between us. Therefore, rather than becoming bogged down over over the "what-ifs" and "might-happens" that society tends hone in on when it comes to an age difference in marriage, I prefer to believe in life's wonderfully unpredictable ebbs and flows.According to relationship counselling group Relate, more couples than ever are marrying despite an age gap of ten years or more.After all, how many of us have witnessed the death of a loved one "before their time," the birth of a child by an "older" woman, or a person winning a marathon at an age that defies what's typical?Life is anything but predictable — a concept that Scott and I embrace. We're accepting reality exactly for what it is: an ever-changing, unknown series of events that certainly isn't based solely by a birth date.The actress-turned-fashion entrepreneur Ashley Olsen confirmed her relationship with financier Richard Sachs with a very public display of affection during a match between New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden in New York in November 2016.
A middle-aged man dating a much younger woman has long been thought of in American culture as a classic sign of midlife crisis.
Differences in age preferences for mates can stem from evolutionary mating strategies and age preferences in sexual partners may vary cross culturally.
There are also alternative social theories for age differences in relationships as well as suggested reasons for 'alternative' age-hypogamous relationships.
Even if you’re legally in the clear, a large age difference can undermine the long-term viability of your relationship.
, a penchant for bands like Strawberry Alarm Clock (which I admit to thinking was a food-based app at first), and is an AARP member.