We love a good love story and it doesn’t have to be about two people who are exactly the same age.
We’ll cheer on any couple that is good for each other and making this world sweeter, healthier, or happier.
Or perhaps your younger fling is hoping for long-term commitment, but you’ve already been there, done that.
When you’re in a May-December relationship, it’s important to remember that differences require compromise; the farther apart you are in years, the more compromises—and sometimes sacrifices—you may need to make.
If you’re both mature and supportive, this can be easy and compatible.
You two are close enough in age where you can share interests and feel like-minded, but the reality is you are from different generations.
(Skip the crisscross.) Their sperm, however, can remain strong, so don’t bail on birth control. Particularly when people assume you’re their child, then look at you funny when they realize you’re actually “together” together. We’d love to hear your advice in the comments below.
You know, they say true love knows no age, Bedsider P. Can dudes buy emergency contraception or is that strictly for ladies only?
But falling for someone who is quite a bit older can have challenges. 4-Year Age Difference There’s a huge difference between 16 and 26, but once you hit your 30s, a ten-year age gap isn’t such a big deal.
You probably listen to and watch a lot of the same stuff, but also expose each other to new stuff. You might be figuring stuff out that they already dealt with.
Sun flooded the terrace of our detached house in rural France, and the champagne flowed freely as my husband and I hosted a barbecue at our new home.
We’d pulled out all the stops to impress one of his oldest friends, spending a small fortune on steak, prawns and foie gras.
Not only at my husband’s betrayal — but because our marriage was nothing like the one he had described in such prurient detail.