"), or warn you that unless this is a fling you'll wind up "lonely, poor or both." Does that just about describe the level of "support" you're receiving?
To be fair, your friends may have a point: It is sexy to be with someone different, and there is a certain pride in attracting the interest of a younger mate.
I guess it was because I'd heard two or three stories of the woman being seven years older, so I'd sort of decided that was the outer limit of age difference acceptability. (And I would hit 31 a month before his next birthday.) Feeling defeated, I sat at the small wooden table in Starbucks, where I was meeting Kevin for the first time since my startling discovery. In case you're wondering, I married that guy eight months later.
I don't know why this one year made such a difference to me.
), which can sometimes make big-age-gap couples seem totally normal.En español | You've fallen for someone 20 years younger, and he/she for you.Friends say you're "infatuated" — why can't they see you're in love?"Not everyone is down with the idea of dating outside of their age group, though.An NYC reader shared that although she doesn't really date yet, a lot of men who express interest in her are in their 30s, which just feels weird.