Both experts agree than more than 10 years difference in a relationship can come with foreseeable issues but that doesnt mean its a definite nonstarter instead be realistic about what you want in someone not what you want from their age.
Age disparity in sexual relationships is the difference in ages of individuals in sexual relationships concepts of these relationships including what defines an age disparity have developed over time and vary among societies.
So a relationship with a big age difference can work yet according to some statistics age gaps of more than 10 years are likely to result in the younger person becoming unhappy in the long term the success of a relationship with a huge age gap depends heavily on the mentality of the two people in it.
Span classnews_dtsep 06 2015spannbsp018332on the other hand sarah bannister who has been married for 11 years has never felt the age gap in her relationship 15 years has been an.
Our 15year age gap i am a 45yearold woman who has been in a relationship with a wonderful guy for a year now before meeting my boyfriend i was a happy and busy single mother my son is now in his 20s and was not one to pursue a relationship but here it is anyway i am the loudest age is just a number cheerleader and our age.
And while the same life stage can seem to erase an age difference willy wooten a licensed marriage and family therapist who has been counseling for over 30 years encourages couples to think ahead.
My exhusband was 15 years older than i and it really made no difference in terms of the health of our relationship when we married i was 31 and he was 46 now im dating someone 16 years younger hes 29 im 45 and it still makes no difference.
The average age difference for a heterosexual couple is 23 years with the man older than the woman in 64 percent of heterosexual couples the man is older in 23 percent the woman is older and in the remaining 13 percent the partners are less than 12 months apart in age.
Span classnews_dtaug 04 2012spannbsp018332best answer the age difference may matter only because of your age a 36 year old may be pretty set in his ways having accomplished what he wants and you may still be evolving as a person a 36 year old may be pretty set in his ways having accomplished what he wants and you may still be evolving as a person.