I Wonder About Age Gap Relationships

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 129 People

    Is It Age? Is It a Gender Issue?

    My husband is 9 years my senior.  I am 56 and he is 65.  We have been married for seven months.  Prior to our marriage we lived together for one year.   He does not understand why I stepped down from a management position to work part time at the...
    abeena abeena
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Jul 17, 2009

    Lighthearted Entertainment

    I am a producer in Los Angeles at Lighthearted Entertainment, a television production company. We are currently interested in unique romantic relationships with age gaps as a potential idea for a TV show. If you are interested please call me back at (818) 842-8500. I look...
    SamLightheart SamLightheart
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

    I Don'T Believe In Huge Age Gaps

    I am not a lover of huge age gap relationships either way. I am not far off 30, but I would not date a man above 40. For me that is too old we have completely different tastes. I would ideally date up to 5 to ten years older and one year younger, that is all. I have been in a...
    IrishEyes84 IrishEyes84
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating

    older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men as they are polite, respectful, generous, kind, intelligent, sensitive, caring, affectionate, and understanding. Many younger women would like to...
    JessieFay JessieFay
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2014

    16 Yrs

    My husband and I are 16yrs apart. He is the older one. Sometimes (most of the time) Its great. Other times , its hard. Ive always felt more connected with older men , mentally n sexually. What about you?
    ocngirl ocngirl
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 30, 2011

    Full Circle

    Over the course of two decades, my thoughts on age-gap relationships have kind of come full-circle in a way. I'm not sure exactly why, but I've found myself thinking about this lately. When I was a teenager, I would have never considered dating someone who wasn't within a...
    CleverScreenName CleverScreenName
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    I have a female friend

    who is 26 years younger than me and I'm falling for her. It's crazy, she's 20 and im 46, we've been friends for 5 years and its getting to the point that we have to talk to each other daily. i dont understand this, the endless conversations about everything and nothing that...
    millusions millusions
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 25, 2014

    Younger Guys Get Jealous of Your Life

    Younger guys start out loving all the things you have done or been through, then they start wanting to "live" because they think they have not.  I think I want someone my own age or a little older this time, maybe someone who can understand where I am coming...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Mar 17, 2009

    I Am Seeking An Age Gap Relationship

    I'm in my late 50s and have been widowed for three years. My late wife and I were close in age and had a wonderful marriage with no children. For my next relationship I would like to try and age gap relationship. I'm looking for a young lady between 35-49, without children, who...
    Freekorps Freekorps
    61-65, M
    3 Responses May 23, 2013

    Okay It Goes Like This

    Hmm.. Its legal what I'm talking about, If a guy asked you out but was younger than yourself how would you feel? This is difficult to explain :( Right.  A woman 40 a guy 27 asks out for movie and lunch. They been friends for over 4 years, confided a lot in each other...
    SimplyPlainS SimplyPlainS
    41-45, F
    10 Responses Mar 17, 2009

    Hello everyone, This is my first post here

    (cross-posted from I Am Interested In Age Gap Relationships), so here goes. I am 23 years old, and love a man who is 42. I've been drawn to people older than me all my life, simply because people my age don't seem to share the same interests & values I have. I only have one...
    Pelkha Pelkha
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

    For Sickness And In Health

     I have been diagnosed with Lupus almost one year ago.  I am also bipolar and pretty much in control with the help of medications.   For the past three months I have not been able to work due to a Lupus flare-up, which means no income coming into the household...
    abeena abeena
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2010

    Currently, I have a growing crush on a guy

    that I go to church with. We're both part of a moderately-sized circle of friends that range from 18 - 35 in age. I see him and my other friends weekly on average. I always look forward to seeing all of them because they are some of the most important people to me in my life. A...
    IreneHook IreneHook
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    Should I Fight For It Or Not?

    Over the last summer I started getting to know a guy at church with no ulterior motive, and we started talking more and spending more time together. After a while I realised that I wanted more from him than friendship but I was too scared to do anything about it. In october we...
    CaiA CaiA
    26-30
    May 5, 2012

    Love Should Be Unconditional

    I look for love, like everyone else. And like everyone else, I have my tastes, my likes and dislikes. I search for someone I can talk to, and be myself around. Someone who gives themselves without boundaries or limits, just as I do. I want someone who will be a true friend, as...
    Valdaine Valdaine
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2013

    Related Experiences

    Are we still allowed to use Experience Project if we are already members and it's just non-members who cannot sign in anymore? That to me seems like it gives us members security...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    Not the age difference is important to me. It´s a peaceful living together, a harmony and each other respecting and understanding what is important to me. I don´t care about age...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    I an scared of relationships as most men seem to be paedophilic or some other weird crap.
    Paleandpolluted86 Paleandpolluted86
    26-30, F
    Apr 20
    I still take relationships seriously, i guess i'm old school like that
    SSASAM SSASAM
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I was divorced in Dec. of 2013. I separated from my husband in fall of 2012. We were BEST friends who just never had sex. We could do anything and accomplish anything outside of...
    lilsecret1 lilsecret1
    41-45, F
    Apr 19
    Age is jus a number said the peodo in court
    LauraBowker LauraBowker
    46-50, F
    Apr 18
    Poss my last story :P i do.. i dont get it.. for me it has to be real tastes, real touches, real sensations.. and i dont get why people would settle for less...i suppose for me...
    Adaydreambeliever Adaydreambeliever
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    What does this mean? "I have met someone, we have kept sex out of the equation completely and built a friendship first. Every day that passes and I pry to know more about her, I...
    radisglad radisglad
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    1.I love to write 2.I hate couples with meaningless relationships 3.I need a best friend 4.I want to get a tattoo 5.I personally think I was a genius when I was little but because...
    thaisykm thaisykm
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    Ok. This is really risky. But now I see e.ps closing down it makes me so sad. I hope this doesn't upset the person I'm wondering about, but I met them on here the first time I...
    Jordbaerbonnie Jordbaerbonnie
    31-35, F
    Apr 16
    I hate one way relationships. This is what prevents me from opening up to anyone in the first place. Guys are so ******* rude.
    Ariannaaaaa Ariannaaaaa
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 15
    I have two different perspectives on my thoughts of young adult relationships. There can be one boy I fall for and get screwed over in the end. My emotions are all over the place...
    Thatgurl17 Thatgurl17
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I feel I should get an outsider's view on this, maybe even a parent's perspective. I've been seeing an older man for a few months, and he's helped me get through tough times...
    2AMandstillawake 2AMandstillawake
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I want to kill myself but I feel like I'll miss out on something. Idk. Not looking for attention just wondering about your suicidal experiences?
    maloriemeow maloriemeow
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 14
    I remember when I was around 14-15 this guy started flirting with me. I mean he was really attractive, but I told he my age. Flirting stopped there. Another time happened when I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    My ex-boyfriend is incredibly depressed and doesn't want to acknowledge he needs help. Rather, he gets high and drunk almost daily. When we were dating I knew he was having an...
    iamhannahh iamhannahh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    I've never been in a relationship before I meet my first serious relationship with my Skywalker. I dont like relationship before because Im afraid to love and I always think that...
    Amidala06 Amidala06
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    I once dated a minor I was his tutor we kissed but did nothing illegal I knew it was wrong but I loved him but I didn't want to destroy my career or be branded a sex offender this...
    LauraBowker LauraBowker
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 12
    I will be 40 in just few more days. I am looking older lately but i could pass for 30 if i tried. it does have its upsides as well as down. The good part is I can act a fool and...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    I'm so bored right now I'm going to do this. 1) I am Chinese but I don't speak the language #dishonouronmyfamily 2) I tend to overthink things, which is why posts like these are...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
    I like to stay far as possible from haters who think they know it all. But they always come out and start something thinking they know what I see when they don't because they weren...
    YourSecretAdmire22 YourSecretAdmire22
    22-25, M
    Apr 11
    Nine important facts to remember as we grow older: Number 9 - Death is the number 1 killer in the world. Number 8 - Life is sexually transmitted. Number 7 - Good health is merely...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I have had mostly interracial relationships when I was younger. my last girlfriend was a Latina girl back in high school. Haven't dated in a while so if your in the central Texas...
    koolken256 koolken256
    18-21, M
    Apr 11
    People here don't think I'm 15. People in person think I'm in college. Me. I feel old on the inside. But on the outside. I act younger than my age. It goes way back from age 1-9...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    10 Responses Apr 10
    I have a polyamorous boyfriend, I am not. It was awkward for me at first but, I love him and he is very open with me about everything and I have been ok with his lifestyle and what...
    Hambeezbrow Hambeezbrow
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    As long as everyone has a good time and is willing, who cares? ;) x
    ThatGirlSara2 ThatGirlSara2
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 10
    So its midnight and officially my birthday. im now 17 haha awesome. haha wonder what i could get for a birthday gift. Any cuties want to chat? All ages work for me.
    Voidlessmind Voidlessmind
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    So its midnight and officially my birthday. im now 17 haha awesome. haha wonder what i could get for a birthday gift. Any cuties want to chat? All ages work for me.
    Voidlessmind Voidlessmind
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I think interracial relationships and marriages are so dumb.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    'It's pointless to invest your all into a relationship when in this day and age everything seems to have an expiration'.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 9
    I don´t care about age. It´s important to understand each other and to meet each other in sincerity and respect.
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Apr 9
    In 1978, I had a relationship with a married man who was 20 yrs older than me. I was 16 and he was 36. Our relationship was extremely intense and we both fell in love with each...
    Fcab Fcab
    51-55, F
    Apr 8
    Age is just a number said the peadophile in court
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 8
    Fall in love with who you fall in love with. Just because someone is 5,10 ,20+ years younger/older than you, doesn't mean your love is wrong or unjustified or twisted. I know its...
    isabellaandre isabellaandre
    16-17
    Apr 8
    Let me tell you a story of a couple that I know. They used to be in a Long Distance Relationship. The guy is from Germany and the woman is from the Philippines. They met online...
    HomelessSoul HomelessSoul
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Actually, age is just an issue of mind over matter. So if you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Relationship should be judge in maturity and not the age difference.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Apr 7
    Age is just a limitations of a person put on his mind.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 7
    I've always found older women more attractive than women my own age. I would love to date a woman in her mid 30s or 40s if we clicked on an intellectual and physical level.
    Milklover24 Milklover24
    22-25, M
    Apr 7
    I think society makes people similar in age fall in love / get married etc it just fits well with life stages and works in a survival way... But I do believe love is love and souls...
    lizziegsakk lizziegsakk
    18-21, F
    Apr 7
    1. I'm 15 2. I love animals 3. I play the piano 4. I draw portraits 5. I am a smoker 6. I'm recovering from depression, bpd and drug addiction 7. I can't handle people being mean...
    hannahgr hannahgr
    13-15, F
    Apr 7
    1. Ten things, this is number one.2. I have celiac disease, or gluten intolerance, so I need to eat glutenfree food. For example: rice or maïs. Luckyly i like rice and maï...
    Photosebastian Photosebastian
    46-50, M
    Apr 7
    If I'm going to take the time to get to know someone, it's a serious thing. It means I care about you. I value the people that I care about and the relationships I've made.
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    1. First of all, since so many people mention zodiacs, I'd like to point out that I'm a Physicist and don't believe in that gobblefunk. I was however born the 29th February, which...
    Michalb Michalb
    41-45, M
    Apr 6
    I never ever thought about love much until last year. I am a commitment phobe. I hated commitment but I was always curious to see if people would help me get over it. I was always...
    lifeseemstosuck lifeseemstosuck
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    I used to call him silly billy, his name was billy lol. I met him online before I met my hubby and I wonder about him sometimes. He stopped talking to me over the phone for like a...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
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