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Is a 10-11 year age difference too much between a man and a woman?
Dating / 7:22 AM - Saturday January 05, 2013

Is a 10-11 year age difference too much between a man and a woman?

I mean where the woman is younger than the man.

Update: January 05, 2013.
The ages are 38 (woman) and 48 ( man ).

- Asked by Male, 46-55

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Only if you're 18 and she's 8.

- Response by sportsnut7875, A Life of the Party, Male, 36-45, Technical

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Absolutely not, once both pass 20.

- Response by A Guy Critical, Male, 36-45

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I don't think so, have a ex gf that 10 years younge, trying to get back together with her. I'm 44 and will date 18-80

- Response by arkwolf, A Couch Potato, Male, 46-55, Who Cares?

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This really depends on the maturity of both people in question. Love can be blind and age is nothing but a number. As long as they can handle their relationship no man only God can be their judge and jury.

- Response by A Thinker, Female, 46-55, Civil Service

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No in most cases it is not too much. I am 14 years older than
my wife of 18 years, and things are still good. Joe D

- Response by coach33, A Creative, Male, 56-65, Self-Employed

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Depends on the age.... After 50 no... Before its big but sometimes workable

- Response by homecarecomputer, A Mr. Married Guy, Male, 46-55, Technical

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No, not really. It depends on the age though, the younger we are the more any age difference matters, even lets say 2 years. And when I say young I mean teens and early twenties. You just don't wanna get stuck with a "kid", or stop a kid from having the experiences that they should at that age. ( plus -but this is just my personal opinion- I think it's a bit disgusting, and in borderline of pedo )

But that being said, no 10 years is not a big age difference, age doesn't matter. ( expect in the cases I just mentioned )

- Response by anneei, A Thinker, Female, 26-28, Who Cares?

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It depends on how old the two people are. The older they are, the less the age difference matters.

- Response by max57401, A Guy Critical, Male, 29-35, Student

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- Response by rhonda35, A Thinker, Female, 46-55, Who Cares?

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I was married to someone 12 years older than me and I have to say it did not work out.
Whether the age difference had anything to do with it is a bit difficult to decipher though.

- Response by stiffkittenbabelfish, Female, 29-35, Teaching

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10 yrs either direction has always been my cut off! I think any more then this then there is a huge generational gap. I dated a man 11 yrs older then me when I was 30 and although the relationship didn't work out it was not due to our age difference. I think as long as the two of you are on the same page in life then it could work.

- Response by kdtxchic30, A Thinker, Female, 36-45, Who Cares?

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NO. Mine was an 18 year difference and it was my best relationship ever.

- Response by frenchkiss49, A Thinker, Female, 66 or older, Tampa, Who Cares?

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She should be half his age, plus seven years.

- Response by chesterdad, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 66 or older, San Francisco

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not at all

- Response by roanna, A Hippie Chick, Female, 56-65, Self-Employed

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i'd say for me yes too much of a gap, but at that age, it could work, he'd have to be an energetic, young attitude 48 year old :)

- Response by honesteve, A Creative, Female, 26-28

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38 and 48 is NOT a big deal. It all boils down to personality and the individuals involved.

I'm 31 and I find myself attracted to men in their mid-forties....

- Response by A Trendsetter, Female, 29-35, Who Cares?

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It all depends on what you want out of the relationship.

If I was hoping to marry and have kids, I would be looking for a younger woman. 10-11 years may be a little much at my age, but for having kids, younger is better.

If I was past the age of thinking about that (I'm not), then it wouldn't matter to me one way or t'other.

- Response by A Career Man, Male, 36-45

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My parents had an 11-year age gap, they were married 'til death (less than a year apart); 49 years. One of my brothers is eleven years older than his wife, married ten years, two kids, one on the way. One of my sister's husband is almost ten years older, they've been together almost twenty years.

My ex was a year younger, divorce in seven years. Another brother has divorced three women all within four years of his age.

- Response by dendresdner, A Jock, Male, 46-55, Science / Engineering

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My husband is 39, and I am 27- so we have a 12 year difference. We have been together for almost 9 years, the age has never mattered to us.

- Response by nonnahsvd, A Thinker, Female, 29-35, Financial / Banking

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Depends on what you want. But at that particular age, 10 years is no insurmountable. Kind of depends on the energy of the two individuals.

Good luck and God bless

- Response by kravjar666, A Father Figure, Male, 46-55, Los Angeles, Consulting

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no. not at that age.

- Response by wakeforester, An Intellectual Guy, Male, 36-45

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yea bro. definitely.

Follow up to this question: Have you been on the earth at all for any of the last 4 or 5 thousand years...?

If not, i get your question. If man?

- Response by An Intellectual Guy, Male, 29-35, Who Cares?

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