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What I realized is that I was trying to skip over my own twenty-something experience by coat-tailing his life.
Sure, we had the same kind of connection you speak about and I really did feel like we were kindred sprits in a lot of ways; however, the unavoidable truth was that we were at very different points of our lives.
Plus, this is a new relationship and you need to take into account that some of the sparks you feel come from the novelty of it.
You mentioned that you are not trying to live out some father figure fantasy.
I know he's not old enough to really be my father, but he's up there.
Obviously, a 40-year-old marrying a 20-year-old will be questioned, while no one will think twice about an 80-year-old marrying a 60-year-old.We do know that Abraham was 10 years older than Sarah (Genesis ), but there are no other couples in the Bible where both individuals’ ages are given.It is often assumed, for example, that Joseph was significantly older than Mary.Question: "What does the Bible say about age differences in relationships?" Answer: The Bible very rarely gives us age examples in marriage relationships (or in any other situation, for that matter).Dating an older man can be an ego boost since being wanted by someone older makes you feel more mature.I share this with you because I encourage you to ask yourself if some of his appeal lies in the simple fact that he is older.Dear Christine, I started dating a man and we have an amazing connection. I had NEVER considered or imagined I would be drawn to someone so much older. Do I turn away what seems to be my perfect match because of the age gap?We have endless and effortless conversations about the myriad interests we share, he's hilarious (and he thinks I am too), we share the same values in life, I feel like I can be 100% myself with him. Let me be clear, I'm not drawn to him because he "fathers me." I have a great, solid relationship with my dad and have no issues there.You are in your late twenties, a time in life when you are just beginning to become sure of who you are and what you want.You are creating your life while he is already in the prime of his.