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does it matter????

is it weird, or even socially exceptable to date a guy 11 years older???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:57 AM on Jul. 31, 2010 in Relationships

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  • As long as one or the other isn't a minor I see nothing wrong with the difference in age. Age is a number, but the maturity of the person says it all.
    Ctink8189

    Answer by Ctink8189 at 8:57 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • It should not matter only that you are happy.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 9:00 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • No there's nothing wrong
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 9:00 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I think once you are at least 21, it doesn't matter anymore. Age is not a indicator of maturity. Be happy
    ckap4707

    Answer by ckap4707 at 9:03 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • My first husband was almost 13 years older than me.

    As long as you aren't 15 and he's 26, it's fine.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 9:05 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I think it depends on how old you both are. For example, it's not odd for a 55 yr old to date a 66 yr old. However, it's more than odd - it's wrong for a 15 yr old to date 26 yr old.

    It's not just about the actual age between you, it's the proportional gap / ratio of how long you've been alive to how big the gap is sort of thing, kwim?
    sailorwifenmom

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 9:11 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I agree with what another mom posted, depends on the actual ages in the first place. I personally think that after mid-twenties and up, all ages are acceptable. Under, not so much! But that's just me!
    IWantLotsOfKids

    Answer by IWantLotsOfKids at 9:19 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • I guess not. My mother-in-law and father-in-law had a relationship where she was 17 years old and he was 37. And I thought that was odd when I first heard it. The problem I saw with this thinking is that when the guy is ready to retire or settle down in life, the other who may be younger may just be getting started and want more out of the relationship which may or may not be doable.
    CafeMochaMom1

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 9:21 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Nothing wrong with it. My sis in law is 20 years younger than my brother.
    mmmegan38

    Answer by mmmegan38 at 9:49 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • Nothing wrong with that.   Besides as you get older, the age gap gets smaller.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 10:34 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

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