There is a cliche that says "Age is just a number." Frankly, age does matter.Many people feel uncomfortable when they see a couple where one partner is much older than the other one.The older ones would have more limitations, like no night-outs, less drinking, a bit slower in movement, and all those things we associate with the foxes and the cougars.
But for those who are after companionship, and are willing to be monogamous, this is not the issue.
There are the health issues that one might have over the other completely healthy partner.
Traditionally a taboo subject, couples with big age gaps have started to receive more acceptance, and for some, it just makes complete sense.
However, a big majority would still frown on the topic and use it for lunch fodder, complete with the nasty jokes and unfair criticisms.
Now throw in a huge age gap, say 10-15 years minimum, and you have a relationship that easily sets itself up for failure. Read on and learn some of the challenges that May-December affairs have. For people who want to have children, this is a huge issue that you have to consider.
It’s either the guy resigns to the fact or he strays and is unfaithful in the relationship.
Emotional maturity is the biggest hurdle in relationships with an age difference.
If there's a huge maturity gap, then age definitely does matter.
Such serious disparities should make it clear to both of them that they should be in this for the same reasons, which are love and companionship.