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If I follow what feels right, am I setting myself up for future failure? Usually, we don't question the things we know in our gut to in our best interests.
You are concerned that a 15 year age difference may be a "terrible idea" or "setting yourself up for future failure." Are these irrational concerns, or is this your intuition trying to out-talk your infatuation?
Furthermore, other than the very obvious reasons, why is a 42-year-old dating a 27-year-old?
Has he ever been married or in a serious committed relationship? Do you want to spread your wings and live the carefree singles life for a while, or are you looking to settle down into the lifestyle that he has spent the past two decades creating?
Age is just a number, but love, connection, values, compatibility and chemistry are real.
And by the way, they are real hard to find in one person, so thank your lucky stars that you have found your soul mate.
" While it's fairly common for a woman to marry an older man, the reverse isn't as much of a social norm. Travis and Leah, who have been married close to 20 years, met while attending the same six-week missions organization training.
You are creating your life while he is already in the prime of his.
What I realized is that I was trying to skip over my own twenty-something experience by coat-tailing his life.
Sure, we had the same kind of connection you speak about and I really did feel like we were kindred sprits in a lot of ways; however, the unavoidable truth was that we were at very different points of our lives.
It takes a certain amount of compatibility to carry you through the decades ahead. I hear that you are an old soul, but that doesn't necessarily mean you have to date someone significantly older to meet your "soul-match." I say go for a five to seven year age difference.
But bottom-line, you are the only one who really knows if this relationship is a fit.