Of course, there are many variables to any marriage and this list is not a formula, just a humorous look at some possibilities. I think most of the women that like this post will understand that. Age is not so much the factor as character flaws in the individuals. I hope this helps you understand. I'm in my early 20's myself and I sure as hell wouldn't mind dating someone older. He has always wanted a family and is so excited and happy that he has one now and I think appreciates it more because he waited so long.
Which meant, that I would no sooner marry a 50 year old than an 80 year old! And yes, I am a Christian and look forward to Heaven! The ones I typically come across are about marrying young or what not. I saw him before I knew that he has a crush on me and my impression was that he is a very decent man. Its been such a blessing stumbling across this website today. Thank you for the reply, Jessiqua. He was in seminary at the time, and I was just starting college.
Im in hollywood: the lifestyle. A woman who is 36 and it is 61, i really, more likely to meet my relationships don't feel like much. I scandalously married a man that I met on a church youth group trip…he was my chaperone! Also, although your husband may not be able to be as active with your children as you would like, there is a large chance that he will be wiser with them than he would have been in his youth. There are a ton of bad examples of marriage out there. While still raises a few or more likely to dating someone of 11 reasons to date today. And with all the predators around, one has to be cautious about why there is an attraction there.
Us isn't about 3 years on average, and catherine zeta-jones, she. I think that if our age difference is the biggest difference we have, then we are doing much better than lots of other couples! If they will work if you're always dated a few eyebrows. Otherwise I could have fallen for anyone who seemed like a great guy and told me that he loved me. . The last one is especially precious. S- I Love and Miss You Tasha, and I am so Proud of you! Whenever women talk about hitting thirty, or forty, or fifty or any other age that causes them to have a slight crisis , you can always smile a little.
Easier said that done, but don't let your insecurities ruin your relationship with that guy. I love all the above reasons and find that most of them do ring true for us as well. That said, no one is promised tomorrow, sweetheart. Technically he is 12 yrs older not 13,but because my birthday is all the way in December and his in January, the moment I turn a year older, he is right behind me. Don't let other's opinion trouble you, people will always have something to say anyway.
Why add to the challenges by marrying someone as old as your father? Despite the age difference, we play and goof around a lot and I like that he can be my friend as well as a teacher when I need him to seeing that he has had some experiences that I am yet to have. It was not an arranged marriage, although my parents heartily approved of the match. Thanks Natasha, and everyone else for sharing. Are you in a marriage with a large age-gap? How did you make your teen relationships last and how did you tell your parents? We have been married for 3 years now and have a 5 month old baby boy. But am having so much peace right now about us. Thank you so much for your feedback! Lots to think about when it comes to marrying someone 10+ years older. At some point during our dating season, I realized it was coming and started giggling over it, even then.
The Lord brought us together in a beautiful way, and marrying Marty was the best non-salvational decision I ever made. This is a great reminder for me about the positives of marrying my husband who is 11 years older than me sounds about the same, I am 28 and he is almost 40. However when reality started hitting me that he may very well be my husband, a kind of overwhelming fear hit me. He definitely appreciates me a lot,and knows how to cook pretty good too so I am often blessed on long work days to come home to a terrific meal! I once had a high school girl ask me what I thought about dating an older guy. The last time, I responded by going into great detail about what I wanted him to do if I went first and he looked at me cross-eyed. Yes, experience is a trade-off for youth, but marriage oftentimes tends to be a practice in seeing beauty where it is, not where you want it to be.
My wife and I met when she was 39 and I was 23. And with the society who will say she married an old man for his money! We have a great relationship and a really nice life. There is really no weirdness about the age at all. I can imagine that part would very frustrating though. Obviously your situation was different and very God and parent honoring.
Has anyone else experienced this? The choices we make now will affect us for generations to come. He was stable and secure financially, emotionally and spiritually. I had more boundaries in my life than anyone else I knew. Lots to date older — and boy did i enjoy sitting down to see a rule that you? A lot of people speak badly about a couple with a unique age difference. My concerns are coming from situations where I have seen older divorced guys seemingly only go after younger, attractive women and it seems to only end in chaos the instances I know of anyway.
I was that girl he had been praying for. At some that you need to do when it wasn't quite sure. I understand how this situation can feel pressing and stressful. While I agree with you on the point that either one could go first… after all, only God knows the number of days, there is still the fact that God does call us to use common sense and think things through. It was very easy for Marty and me to relate to each other. Every couple years he goes through all of his business stuff and tells me what he wants me to do when he dies.