What is your opinion of relationships where there is a significant age difference between partners?
I haven't been on LJ in a while; but this popped up on my facebook feeds' Livejournal update; so I figured I'd throw in my two cents...
My 4 month Anniversary with Jason is coming up this week; and while four months is... "only four months"- it already feels like I've known Jason for so much longer... He asked me out and we entered that sweet "Honeymoon" phase, as he calls it; but, we both realized quickly that, being "mature adults", we knew what we wanted in life. ...or something like that, hahaha. I mean, he's got a house and wants a dog and a family and, to be honest, thats all I've ever wanted. (Taking some time to trust the dog, haha).
Heyyyyyy! Slow down, there, jump to conclusion-ers! We haven't even said "I love you" yet, so don't assume. One day at a time! But I care for him very much. :)
So to those of you who don't know, Jason is 34 and I'm 22. Now that is an age difference. I can count the amount of times that our ages have actually become a point of discussion though; and it's usually with something silly, not serious.
The weirder way, careof my brother, to look at it, is that he was graduating high school, when I was starting elementary school. Vinnie pointed that out when we first started dating, but it still doesn't phase me at all... Vinnie's realized that we're serious, too, haha, and doesn't think that anymore. Jason makes me laugh harder than anyone I know, I hold his hand and it just feels right, and when he looks at me; there's no way to explain it... but he gives me butterflies in my stomach... </gooey-emotions>
Years ago, here on LJ, I made a post saying that I wouldn't date until I knew what I really wanted out of a relationship and until I was ready to really take it seriously. Hm! What can I say? People say I've always acted mature for my age, so it makes sense that I'd date someone older than me... and Jason is def a keeper. :)