It sucks when a woman is in her mid-late 40s and you are all ready to go and she has no interest.I don't believe age is very important at all, I think what determines a great relationship is that both partners are of similar emotional maturity.In my marriage my ex way way more emotionally mature than I was (she was also 8 years older) In subsequent relationships I was the more mature, now I'm with someone of similar emotional maturity and it is plain sailing, no drams, no egos, no tension.First of all, 5 years isn't that big of a difference. Its refreshing to see an article like this durring a time period where pubescent girls are used in sexualy provocative advertising.I knew in my heart that marrying my husband was a good fit.I see a lot of people in life doing what they "should" do and not honoring their true selves.Marrying an older woman may even yield benefits fairly early in a marriage.For example, compatible energy levels makes it more likely that a couple will want to recreate together.
There is always going to be someone who does not approve of you.
In contrast, if he had married someone five years older than him, they're more likely to be health peers and to fade away together.
Earlier on life's conveyer belt, the typical 65-year-old man has at least one significant health issue.
I expand on those in the article, Should You Marry This Person?
You may more likely find a wife you'll be contented with long-term if you don't limit your options to people of your age and younger.
A 30-something is more likely to have that maturity than is a 20-something. As mentioned, older people have had more time to advance in their career.