Relationship Age Gap: Still an issue or just a thing in the past?

As we grow older, we want to settle with someone who is compatible for us. Most of the time we look for someone who will truly understands us and loves us for whoever and whatever we are. But what if that someone is years older or younger than you, would you still have the courage to love and accept him as your better half? Would you sacrifice everything for the sake of your loved one?

Before, the age gap in a relationship of a man and a woman is really a big issue in the society but in the present years it is no longer a big deal. In fact, many individuals have this kind of relationship and they have found true happiness with their partner. There are several tips on how a person can handle a big age difference and to really feel the spark of love. The first thing is that “Age is only a number”.

Some people could be 45 but their physical appearance looks like 25. It’s all about someone’s personality, perception in life and how they are able to handle different situations. Age is just a number; it will not define who you really are. Another thing, “Acceptance is a vital component in this kind of relationship.”

George Soros and girlfriend Tamiko Bolton

Every human being wants to be accepted and appreciated. This could be the greatest gift someone can give to his loved one. You will accept everything in him, his age, his appearance, his personality, his weakness and strengths. Acceptance means that a person never gives someone the feeling that he doesn’t count. Next would be the “Open-Mindedness of the People involved”. Open-mindedness is one of the most important characteristics of a human being. To become open-minded means that you have to be free from any prejudices in any situation and immerse yourself in another experience.

Finally, “Maintain the Strong Connection between you and your loved one”. Do not let anyone or anything ruin the relationship that you have. Always stay on the positive side. It is not always easy as you want it to be. There are times that you have to encounter certain struggles as lovers, but at the end of the day you and your partner will be the only person who will settle these problems. Even though you are fighting about different issues, having a strong connection will make it all worth it in the end.

Indeed, age doesn’t matter when it comes to love. Age is only an issue of mind over matter. After all, if love is true, then it will prevail. Love and marriage have hurdles that have to overcome; you just have to stick always on the positive side. Some people will disapprove your relationship but this should not have a negative impact on you. No one has the right to tell you what is right and wrong. As long as you love each other, your relationship will work out fine.