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    I used to be in a relationship with a guy who was 9 years older than me. My parents knew nothing about it but I know they wouldn't have been very happy with it considering the relationship started before I was 16. There was a huge difference between us, we had very little in common towards the end of our relationship. We just had different opinions about everything. These days, I try to keep to relationships with people of roughly the same age as me.
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    (Original post by Profesh)
    I shall admit to an initial bemusement upon being apprised that my girlfriend did in fact precede me by somewhere to the tune of one week in the birth stakes. However it has since come to light that, provided a secure and reliable life-insurance policy, such discrepancies can be prodigiously compensated in the long-term; and, as such, my disposition on the matter is now decidedly more amenable.
    Wow, very complicated language.
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    I'm 18 and wouldn't really want to go out with anyone younger unless it was by a few months, as it puts limits on going out, etc. I really don't know what my limit would be though, last year I always said 19, just 'cause 20 sounds so old (not a teenager any more :eek:) but lately I'm a lot more open to different ages.

    I would say probably no older than about 22, just because at that age you're likely to be out of uni and starting a career, which is just way too scary to even think about at the moment for me.
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    Im 20 and the youngest girl i would go out with would be 15 i think
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    I dont think I would go much younger than me. The oldest Ive been with was a 28 year old but I was only 16 at the time. That only lasted a couple of weeks because there was nothing in common and we had different ideas of what was fun. The oldest Id go is probably about 24.

    My sister (who is 21) went out with a 47 year old for a bit. I think that is :puke:
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    My ex was 7 years older, and the guy I'd been sort of getting with for a while was 15 years older than me. However his reluctance to leave his girlfriend and intention to sleep with me put me off just a bit! Never mind, his loss. The guy I now like is 3 years older than me which seems just about right
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    my bf at the moment is 22, whilst i'm 15. however, the age gap has yet to cause a problem
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    what do u think of a 17 year old boy being with a 15 year old girl, who is mature for her age.?
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    As long as they aren't having sex, which is illegal
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    As long as they aren't having sex, which is illegal
    ok, but legal issue aside, do u think it would be ok for them to have sex? I mean how much would the girl change in a few months?
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    Depends on the girl, but then again if the guy cant wait is he really worth being with?
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    Depends on the girl, but then again if the guy cant wait is he really worth being with?
    If shes the one pressuring for it?
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    I've always gone for younger guys. I was with someone for 3 years who was 2years younger than me, and now I'm seeing somebody who is a year younger than me. I think that age gaps do matter. What would a 40+ year old want with an 18 year old? That to me is sick. Obviously all the women his age have realised what a loser he is, and the 18 year old girl is still too naive to realise.
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    (Original post by chazzinio)
    If shes the one pressuring for it?
    Is she more near 14 or 16?

    If your the guy, tell her to wait and that you respect her! Will you be her first?

    If your the girl, why rush into it? If he wants to wait it shows he really cares about and respects you.
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    (Original post by dita_parlo)
    I've always gone for younger guys. I was with someone for 3 years who was 2years younger than me, and now I'm seeing somebody who is a year younger than me. I think that age gaps do matter. What would a 40+ year old want with an 18 year old? That to me is sick. Obviously all the women his age have realised what a loser he is, and the 18 year old girl is still too naive to realise.
    I am assuming you are talking about me? Seems the only loser here is you for being so narrowminded and considering you know absolutely nothing about either of us you are in no place to judge. I could go on and say how he does actually have women his age falling at his feet, which is true but I really dont see the need to defend our relationship.
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    (Original post by kirstinx)
    I am assuming you are talking about me? Seems the only loser here is you for being so narrowminded and considering you know absolutely nothing about either of us you are in no place to judge. I could go on and say how he does actually have women his age falling at his feet, which is true but I really dont see the need to defend our relationship.
    I agree with you here.. I'm 18 and dating a 38 year old woman and I have more in common with her than anyone else I know. It isn't because she hasn't got women falling at her feet.. i know her ex still is... it's just we were attracted to each other and we got on so well and gave it a shot.. we've now been together 21 months so...

    I can't stand narrowmindedness... who has the right to tell people who they should and shouldnt see!
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    I think the youngest girl I'd even think about is 16 (I'm 18). My girlfriend is 17, which for me seems just about right, as we are in the same school year. On he subjest of older women, depending on how rich and well preserved they are, as well as the kind of relationship it would be, has no limits, although with over 35-40s it'd be for the money! If i wasn't with my girlfriend at the mo, someone who was very rich, with not long to live, and who would write me into their will seems good!
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    (Original post by thegreatstupendo)
    although with over 35-40s it'd be for the money! If i wasn't with my girlfriend at the mo, someone who was very rich, with not long to live, and who would write me into their will seems good!
    haha
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    Well, I knew someone who is 21 and his girlfriend is 16. Mind you, the guy had the maturity of a 13-year-old, Good heart, but couldn't stand his personality. He got mad whenever people told him he didn't look 16. He got mad at me for telling him he looks 21... which is his age. I never quite understood why he got mad lol.

    Anyway, I normally prefer guys of the same age or older. However my boyfriend is currently 2 months younger than me, but that makes no difference. I think the main thing with age gap would be maturity and also if it involves someone under 18 with someone over 18. You know, you can find amazingly mature 16-year-olds and completely immature 23-year-olds.
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    I agree... running the risk of sounding bigheaded I have been consistently told that i am extremely mature for my age (18).. i went out with a girl of 22 and she was the most immature person i knew and had no idea of what she wanted she was so messed up.. i went out with a 16 year old when i was 16 and she was better than the 22 year old but i found the person i've been most on a level with is my current girlfriend who is 38.
 
 
 
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