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Do you have an upper/lower age limit for dating someone?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by rudysteiner, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. Weekender

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    I wouldn't go under 18 on principle, and I don't think I would date anyone more than 20 years my senior or I might have to seriously confront my mommy issues. lol

    Honestly it's not something to which I've given much thought, and not something to which I'd be willing to attach rigid numerical value. I'd be very willing to date an older woman (I think I read about some study that found lesbians are more likely to be attracted to older individuals than any other orientation? ahaha) but I have to face the reality of my own immaturity. I've changed very much in just the past two years, and I imagine I've a lot more (emotional) growth to do in the coming years before I'd reach a point where a relationship with anyone too much older than myself could be considered healthy. So for now I'm probably better off sticking close to my own age range.
     
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    My age through 30.
     
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    I don't think i'll ever care what age someone is to be a partner to me.
    It just doesn't seem like a big deal to me. I mean, i get that it can be, pretty logically, but people make too big a deal out of it in my opinion.
    As long as it works out and is healthy, it's cool.
    Although, like, if my partner was way older than me then it'd be super sad if they died before me so, uhh, yeah that'd be pretty unfortunate of a situation. But only for the death reason... The rest is fine by me.
    Just gotta find yourself a best friend you wanna f*ck basically (to put it simply), no need to get too distracted by numbers.¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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    over 18 - under 60.
     
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    Generally, I'm more strict about the lower age than the higher. I've never actually dated anyone, but I would say the lower limit is about 5 years younger than me, so at the moment it would be 25.
     
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    22 or 23 on the low end maybe 40 on the high end?
     
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    I've never dated anyone (and probably won't ever get the chance)
    But I see the ideal age range being no more than 1 year older, and 5 or so younger
     
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    My choice would be a little older than me. Like 4 or 5 older!
     
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    I don't think about this much at all. But my big celebrity crushes are women in their late 20s and early 30s - that's a big gap! I would definitely prefer same age or older, but a little younger isnt bad I suppose. Anyone over 25 I'd be slightly suspicious of - why do they want to date a playful barely 18 year old? I suppose pragmatically I would just want someone of university age so we're at the same point in life.
     
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    My parents are 1 year apart so maybe 1-2 year age limit.
     
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    I don't really think about it much actually....
     
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    I'm 23.
    Min: 18 (but to be honest it's more like 20 I'm rarely open to dating anyone younger)
    Max: 28 (it goes up as I get older)