It didn't work out well, but I'm not sure the age difference was really our biggest problem. But that's not the question. It may very well work out, but there's no harm in stretching yourself and becoming as independent as possible while continuing the relationship.
There are plenty of couples out there with larger age differences. Like you, I had a lot of growing up left to do so did my girlfriend. In the end, it's their relationship and they, not the world or even you, are have to be happy with it. Is this a cause for concern?
He sounds great and she sounds like she knows her shit. Honestly, the only thing that causes me concern in the facts laid out above is that they work together. She needs to tread lightly, and perhaps investigate the possibility of moving out before she's forced out. As long as he follows Dan Savage's campsite rule and all that.
On the upside though, she has brought up to me that guys her age often just dont get it. Whether or not this is a mistake isn't something any of us can know, either. PostDoc, asian dating new york city if it happened often then you were actually consciously choosing to be with older men.
Some are fine as long as one person is not the supervisor direct or not of the other. In fact, given everything else you say, this sounds like a great relationship. You got to make yourself happy and not try to meet others requirements or acceptance but your own.
We don't want to emulate that. Incidentally, it's probably a lot healthier for her to not be living with your parents if she's choosing to live her life this way. Does he have a sexual background way different from hers? The age difference is the least of your worries, if it is a worry at all.
Dating someone you work with is always fraught with issues, as others have said. Surprisingly people my age have had less sexual partners and r frankly boring in bed. Honestly, I'd be more worried about the possible repercussions of dipping the pen in company ink than anything else given the facts you've presented. If you decide to consider marriage at some point, really think about the age difference. They came from a similar conservative background to yours.
Be adventurous, let her bring out some of that playfulness we tend to lose with age. As with other posters, the only thing that concerns me is that they work together. How well does she treat him? The best thing would be for her to really clarify her goals College? Also, her mom retired early in part to accommodate her Dad and she's spent the last decade or so being pretty bored.
Its been a month and it's been fabulous. According to her, everything is brilliant and wonderful and he is a prince who treats her with respect, love, and affection. Them being coworkers is also a concern.
The age issue doesn't make me blink. She is more mature than me than I was at that age though. Women usually date older guys. He admits now that he himself was a bit concerned about the age difference. Don't talk down to her or act like you're smarter because you're older.
The mark of a good relationship is how well does he treat her? Postdoc, I do too and I am also able to sustain friendships with older people than with people my age. Though, I was not attracted to him on a physical level there were many other advantages we both had and gained in the relationship. Or she might get burned, like any other relationship.
But, I would not have dated him while living with my parents or while working with him. The only possibly, though maybe not age-related issues I can think of that arose had to do with expectations. Don't listen to the other girls, they a just idiots, best south korean dating the age difference is perfect between the two of you.
One of the great things about being a year-old woman is getting to date year-old men. Four years later, I can see that I got a lot out of that relationship, difficult as it was. One of the great things about being a year-old woman is getting to date year-old men as a counter to this - i found the closer a guy was to my age, the more disrespectful and crappy he was. Dating someone your parents don't approve of while you live with them, and that person also being a coworker is a horrible idea. Dating with an age gap works great for some people, not so great for other people.
If it helps you to get past the age difference, remember this guy was in his twenties a few months ago. Does your sister's boyfriend understand or identify at all with your sister's background? But since she's working, she could presumably afford to rent a place, yes? Everyone's got a lot of growing up to do.
Course depends on the chick. Don't worry about the age difference. If she's handling it well, great! It doesn't sound like you're worried about her safety, so.
You need to take care of yourself, and let her do for herself, unless or until some sort of actual harm enters the situation. And honestly nobody bothers us. And there is no strange life experience power-balance of any kind. Why when women says they hang with guys they won't let in or hang with the guys in the green shirt with glasses?