Many couples have conquered this barrier, remaining happily married, or committed, for decades.Perhaps the best known are 68-year-old Michael Douglas and 43-year-old Catherine Zeta-Jones, who have bridged their quarter-century age gap to stand by each other through a long partnership (and some recent serious health scares).To be fair, your friends may have a point: It is sexy to be with someone different, and there is a certain pride in attracting the interest of a younger mate.But there's more than that to your new relationship, as you know, so you could do without the nudges and winks.
But more options, in my view, are almost always good."WW: "I would love to agree with that, and to further that with one other point that, I have seen that people are now more willing to leave something that is not good for them.
Friends say you're "infatuated" — why can't they see you're in love?
They may impugn the motives of the younger person ("Gold digger!
There's more potential partners online than there are at the local bar, because if you crawl over to the local bar right now, there's only five other people there."Whitney Wolfe: "When I first got started in this whole world of online connecting, we were combating this antiquated stereotype of who used online dating, and we really set out to make it popular with millennials.
What I find to be so fascinating now is, I'm seeing an inverse in that trend.
People in my mother's group of friends, a lot of women that have gone through divorces, or are ready for something new.