Dating 23 year age difference Xdatingnz

For example, generally, you try to avoid people with two first names or those who abbreviate the word probably as “probs.” But you never know; that one awful abbreviator could be your soulmate.

So, I'm proposing this “8-year rule” in dating as an absolute.

It doesn’t help that women have been wired for centuries to equate their worth with youth and beauty. “It is often the limiting thoughts a woman has absorbed that can create problems for the couple,” says Winter.

“If she is fearful, insecure and doubting her merit, she will never be able to accept that her younger man loves her.” Winter adds that media reports about Demi Moore’s obsession with looking young are “the perfect example of how the ideal of youth and beauty can torture even the most lovely example of a modern-day woman.” The idea that one must maintain an illusion of youth to keep a younger partner is illogical. “It's an up-front buy that he's willing to accept, because he values the totality of who she is and what she brings to his life.” Talk about family planning.

The most important factor to understand is that although our bodies will show our age to a certain degree, age is most significant when it relates to maturity.

Whether you find yourself to be the younger or the older person in a relationship, take into account whether your maturity levels match.

“It's because she is 20 years older than me that a lot of people say, 'this relationship can't be tenable, it can't be possible.'” While there are always exceptions to the rule, research has shown that certain age gaps are more likely to end in tears.

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