When I don’t mention his age upfront, people think we are only five years apart. He likes me because I keep things young, fresh, and really funny.” “Dating up is a good idea if you are looking for someone who is mature.
The ability of both members of a couple to sing a favourite childhood television theme tune could bond them together, at the risk of irritating those nearby.“I don’t think it is a big deal at all that my boyfriend is 15 years older than me. I’m trying to get drunk on the weekends for under , he goes to clubs and gets bottle service.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. He has a house, I live in an apartment near campus. He is different than my friends in a good way and he helps me realise I need to focus on my career more after I graduate.There's always going to be an exception to the rule (just look at George and Amal Clooney, who have a 17-year age gap between them).Rather, studies like these simply lend legitimacy to the idea that age differences can also equate to significant differences in interests, lifestyle, and long-term goals between partners.The older you get, the wider the permissible age gap: a 50-year-old can venture as old as 86. In practice, research conducted by Christian Rudder, co-founder of OKCupid, a dating website, suggests that when it comes to age gaps, men and women have slightly different ideas.