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is an 8 year age gap too big Watch

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    if I'm 19 and he's 27, is that too big an age gap?
    I know it doesn't pass the half-your-age-plus-7 test...
    what do you think?
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    Who cares what others think.

    If you're happy with him and he's happy with you then that's all that matters.
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    I think really it is about levels of maturity, if he is a lot more mature than you are then it is not going to work as he is going to get frustrated and bored very quickly. But if you both really like each other and you are both around the same level all should be fine. Finances might be a bit awkward though..
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    That's dodgy imo

    But if you're happy then that's cool.
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    (Original post by letsbehonest)
    That's dodgy imo

    But if you're happy then that's cool.
    why do you think it's dodgy?
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    (Original post by Ouli Anna)
    I think really it is about levels of maturity, if he is a lot more mature than you are then it is not going to work as he is going to get frustrated and bored very quickly. But if you both really like each other and you are both around the same level all should be fine. Finances might be a bit awkward though..
    very practical thinking, thanks
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    You are both adults
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    if I'm 19 and he's 27, is that too big an age gap?
    I know it doesn't pass the half-your-age-plus-7 test...
    what do you think?
    tbh i would fins that awkward but if u r happy then its fine
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    ITT: basic maths fail


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    Generally speaking, 8 years is not a big age gap. The older you get, the more insignificant it becomes. Of course, it depends on the maturity level & outlook of both parties involved. I know 19 year olds that are mature for their age and 27 year olds that still act like they are in their teens.

    The important thing to remember is that you're young so don't rush into anything long term or too serious unless you genuinely feel that is what makes you happy.
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    He's a bit of a dirty horse to be honest, but I guess your an adult and can make your own decisions.
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    If your a girl just be careful he's not taking advantage.
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    Depends on the circumstances.
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    'tis fine dear
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    I think it depends on how mature you are, but really only you can be the judge of that. If it doesn't bother you and it doesn't bother him, then it shouldn't matter what others think.
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    (Original post by LightBlueSoldier)
    ITT: basic maths fail


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    how?
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    If you are both of the same maturity levels and want similar things in life then the age gap is irelevant
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    If you don't want to be with him solely 'because he's too old,' you're not worth being with anyway.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    how?
    You said it didn't pass the half your age plus seven trick when obviously it does


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    (Original post by DanB1991)
    If your a girl just be careful he's not taking advantage.
    because women don't take advantage lol.
 
 
 
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