What's the largest age gap YOU would allow in a relationship?
- Jᴏsʜ BLv 67 years agoFavorite Answer
10 years and that's pushing it
- SarahLv 67 years ago
- StanleyLv 56 years ago
I don't know it a person has much choice if they fall in love. Reason goes out the window. Even if there is an extreme difference in ages, there is hope for happiness.
Several studies were done on May-December romances, and found that difference in ages had less effect on marriage than other things. It doesn't make sense to me, but research is research; and age difference does not have much to do with marriages.
Personally, I don't think I would want to have a relation ship with a young girl or an old lady. Five or ten years difference would usually be okay. If one of us is 30, and the other 20, it would probably be okay with me. But, I would shun any relation ship with a 16 year old girl if I were 26.
But, like I said in the beginning, one doesn't have much choice if they fall in love.
- bobcatsLv 57 years ago
11 or 12
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- 5 years ago
The woman who said 20-25 years is flat out highhhh... R u insane? That completely makes u a gold digger since he'll be dead and u still have 20 years to use his money u sick disgusting scumbag piece of ****.
I'd go no more than 10 older but 2 younger
- mintyfLv 77 years ago
I'm in my 20's I would honestly only go 1 or 2 years younger (if even..). I'm not a fan of dating younger guys at all.
As far as older, I'm down for even 20-25 years. I've seen some men in their 50's who look great, so I really wouldn't say no if I really liked them and we had an understanding. But thats a big if. I'm far from a gold digger and I don't really like the idea of me being in my prime and them on the death bed. So its something I feel I would really have to consider before jumping in.
- nekkiLv 57 years ago
- sunkiss2006Lv 67 years ago
- Little Big ManLv 77 years ago
well im 8 years older than my wife,and we have been marred 33 years now,and it worked out just fine,
so i don't think its so much the age gap,but the People in the relationship,if you see my point.
- ZaronLv 56 years ago
It depends on your age. If your fifteen a much smaller age gap would be appropriate than if you're 40.
- Anonymous7 years ago
Since I'm young (15). I'd say 2. But as you get older it can get as large as maybe 10 if they're mature enough. (Like a 30 yr old and a 40 yr old). My parents are 11 years apart... it's kinda weird tho lol.