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    Default Big age difference between myself and DH

    ok i cant find a thread for anything like this but i was wondering if anyone can share their stories about age difference between themselves and their partner.Im over hearing negative comments from people about DH and my age difference so would love to hear some positive stories that prove age doesnt really matter when it comes to love.

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    I cop a bit of flack cos I'm older then dh by 2.5yrs but I spose its not really much. Sounds worse cos Im in my 30s and he on his 20s. My dad was 11 yrs older then my mum. I have a friend who partner was 20+ yrs older, didn't work out though. I don't think its age, more where you are in life.

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    Unfortunatly there will always be negative comments from people over a matter like this. You can't please everyone. One of my closest friends is 25 and she is dating a 55yr old. They have been together for 7 years and are still so madly in love. Ive never seen 2 people on this earth with the kind of "rapport" as they do. Sure it brings with it its own set of problems, but what relationship doesn't? Love is hard to find. If you think you've found it, then grasp hold of it.

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    Hi rachy82, well there's 15 years between my DP and me...does that count?! We've been together for 4 years, living together for 2, have a fur baby and have just discovered we're expecting bubba #1!!

    I have to admit hasn't always been smooth sailing, and there will always be people that aren't very nice at times.... But that said both our families are very supportive. My Dad said he could see how happy DP makes me and that's all he needed to know...and DPs mum told him if he ever hurt me in any way he'd be in big big trouble!! Hehe!!

    So that's us if you've got any more questions feel free to ask

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    Im almost 5 years older than DH . Its been the cause of loads of negativity!

    Ignore people... If it wasnt an age gap to pick on, it would be something else!

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    Our families have been very supportive especially his mum who we thought would have a problem cause he is so young and i already have 3 kids.But she said she prefers him with me who loves him,makes him happy and actually wants him to succeed in life unlike alot of girls his age.I just feel that if i was a man people would not be so negative.

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    Pixie83- i was actually going to private message you because i saw the age difference between you and your DP.I dont have any friends who approve of us but all his friends do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rachy82 View Post
    Our families have been very supportive especially his mum who we thought would have a problem cause he is so young and i already have 3 kids.But she said she prefers him with me who loves him,makes him happy and actually wants him to succeed in life unlike alot of girls his age.I just feel that if i was a man people would not be so negative.
    Even if u were a man that wouldn't guarantee it!! DP has certainly copped some crap from narrow minded people... I just try to point out out to people that maturity/mentally we're on the same level. I guess what it comes down to is that we know we're happy and that we're good for each other

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    Quote Originally Posted by rachy82 View Post
    Pixie83- i was actually going to private message you because i saw the age difference between you and your DP.I dont have any friends who approve of us but all his friends do.
    Feel free to pm me any time

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    Ahh... you are in the same boat as me
    My favourite one is "She's just looking for someone to support the kids/be their father"
    DH's family said this lots and lots!
    Or that I was a gold digger ... wonder what they thought I was after seeing as I had my own place, car etc and he was still at home, sleeping in a single bed that they bought him!


 

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