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Old 5th July 2013, 12:30 AM   #1
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Women who would you rather date: 10 years older or 10 years younger?

I mean for a relationship not just a fling.
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Old 5th July 2013, 12:33 AM   #2
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It really makes no difference to me. There are so many other important factors, age really isn't any kind of deal breaker for me at all.
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Old 5th July 2013, 12:46 AM   #3
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If I date someone 10 years younger that means I'm dating someone in high school, so never.

Honestly I don't think I'd ever date a younger guy period. I've just never been attracted to them. I like a man with experience and wisdom; I find that sexy. Younger guys just don't have that (yet).
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I'm 26. Not dating a 16-year-old boy. I'd prefer a man at least 5 years older. Ten or eleven years older is my upper limit, probably.
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Old 5th July 2013, 1:02 AM   #5
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My last ex went 3 years lower to me(she was 26 and I was 23). I thought I'd be getting a more mature woman at that age. Boy was I wrong.
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Old 5th July 2013, 1:10 AM   #6
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If you want a relationship, and you're focusing on non-relationship qualities (like age), then you probably are going to struggle.
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It would depend on my own age and where I am in life. At 32 (my current age) I would most definitely not go for a 22 year-old, we would be at totally different phases in life and likely looking for completely opposite things out of a relationship. But at 38 or 39 dating someone 28/29ish would be more credible in terms of what we both wanted from a such a partnership.
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Old 5th July 2013, 1:27 AM   #8
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10 years older.
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Old 5th July 2013, 1:35 AM   #9
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10 years younger than me would be 16 - he'd not only be not legal , but he also sure as hell isn't going to be wanting a LTR!

ES, are you pondering this yourself, or is this just a fun question?
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Old 5th July 2013, 2:52 AM   #10
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10 years younger than me would be 16 - he'd not only be not legal , but he also sure as hell isn't going to be wanting a LTR!

ES, are you pondering this yourself, or is this just a fun question?
Nope, nothing to do with my life. It was just in abstract

Personally, it's too much in either direction for me.
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Old 5th July 2013, 2:54 AM   #11
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Nope, nothing to do with my life. It was just in abstract

Personally, it's too much in either direction for me.
Ah, yes, ditto. I've always found my Rs to naturally develop within a close age range.

If I absolutely HAD to choose, though, yeah, I'd go for 10 years older, for the abovementioned reasons.
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Old 5th July 2013, 2:57 AM   #12
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I think when it comes to things like age, it shouldn't matter. I have dated, younger, older and my own age. I personally haven't gone any younger then 4 years and older then 8 years. I think though when you find real love none of that matters.
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Old 5th July 2013, 3:04 AM   #13
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I prefer "in between".
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Old 5th July 2013, 3:38 AM   #14
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Well I can't legally date a 12 year old and don't think his parents will approve.

I rather date someone 8 years older and 1 year younger
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Old 5th July 2013, 3:44 AM   #15
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I'm in my 30s+single+nokids, so I won't date older women. Most are married and have kids etc. My target these days is 25-30. I'll even date 30s too but again most are married with kids and right now I'm not dating women with kids (tried it two times and it was a disaster).

I've tried dating older women and it doesn't work out. It's the women that have a problem with it, not me. Women just seem to jell better if the guy they are with is older. Must be a biological thing.

I don't think a few years in terms of age gap either way is a big deal. I do think a 10 year gap where the guy is younger won't work. I know a girl in her 30s dating a 20 year old male and it's sad. He just doesn't have the maturity yet and she's frustrated.

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