13 year age difference in dating

07 Jun

The following article was prompted by an email we received here at Marriage Missions. We have edited it and changed the name to protect the identity of this writer.I have an issue on my mind that bothers me about marriages.There are many people that could benefit from reading about this aspect of marriage especially when choosing a partner.Many Thanks, A Concerned Reader You make several excellent points in your letter about the barrier that age differences cause.She went on: “He’s really funny and doesn’t act his age at all.“My teenage crush all those years ago is now my husband.He might be an older model but I wouldn’t trade him in for the world.”Michelle and Kenny’s generation-spanning romance began back in 2006, when they met at the pub he managed.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.

I'm not saying every guy in my age group is like this, but overall, my personal experience hasn't been fulfilling for me.

Michelle’s husband, Kenny Micklewright, now 64, is often mistaken for her dad.

Michelle first met Kenny Micklewright, now 64, she was just 18 – and he was 53.

With only a small handful of boyfriends to date, she wasn’t looking for anything serious.

But, over the next year, she gradually began to fall for Kenny – charmed by his sense of humour and bubbly personality.