- the best dating site for inter-generational lovers!  

Results 1 to 6 of 6
Like Tree11Likes
  • 1 Post By SheLikesKitties
  • 2 Post By fiorinda
  • 2 Post By christina923
  • 4 Post By MissMuffins
  • 2 Post By EMT

Thread: How much of a non-issue has your age gap become?

  1. #1
    SheLikesKitties's Avatar
    SheLikesKitties is offline OW/YM 21YR GAP
    Join Date
    Dec 2008

    How much of a non-issue has your age gap become?

    In my case it was hardly an issue to begin with, and now it is something that is not part of our day-to-day lives.

    Does it come up in you guys' conversation or activities?
    LiveToLove82 likes this.
    You know it's love when the pain of being apart is greater than the pain of being together.

  2. #2
    fiorinda's Avatar
    fiorinda is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Yorkshire UK
    It's not an issue at all. We talked about this the other day actually. Lee said maybe once a month he'll suddenly think about it. Not as a problem, just as something that exists. I think about it even less often. People don't look at us twice unless we're doing something kooky (like dancing in the supermarket queue or play fighting in the street) and nobody has mentioned it in a long time.
    Daisypath Anniversary tickers

  3. #3
    christina923 is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    CT, USA
    never was an issue...still isn't an issue...will never become an issue.

  4. #4
    MissMuffins's Avatar
    MissMuffins is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    In some ways it's a non-issue.

    In other ways, it is very much an issue due to age-related health concerns...all of which have been accelerated by his illness & treatment. "Chemo brain" is a thing. A real thing. We have serious discussions, which never last long, about such things as what day it is. Just a few minutes ago, he was absolutely certain today is 25 Aug and tried to convince me of the same.

    When this post is 100 years old, it will be helpful to the reader to know that today is 15 Aug.

    "Our past is a story existing only in our minds. Look, analyze, understand, and forgive. Then, as quickly as possible, chuck it." ~ Marianne Williamson

  5. #5
    EMT is offline Neophyte
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Suffolk County, NY
    It was a HUGE issue when we first got together. However, as time has progressed, and we fell in love-it's not an issue at all.

    The only time it come up is when we talk about movies-he's 27, but his dad was into oldies-I haven't seen many of them...

    We also talk about the fact that I'm far healthier than he is-with a 21 year age gap. So, we just might, quite literally grow old together.

  6. #6
    Pickles's Avatar
    Pickles is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    United States-East Coast
    He quipped today as I was a little low . I mean a 50th birthday on a Monday with no friends or family within 400 miles except the mother and son I caretake.
    He says "Well there is a bright year I won't be exactly half your age."

    Foo! I will always be 24/25 years older.

    We are pretty comfortable with each other, though we both squirm in our own skin occasionally. Acceptance is higher from my family still.

    It really only comes up between us when talking about family and kids. He worries about his health compared to mine (despite hereditary disorder I am much healthier... except my weight)

    It is more an issue on my end than his. And his mom.
    Daisypath Friendship tickers
    ............Unexpected pleasures are sweetest

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts