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10 Jun 2011

Age vs Love
An acquintance recently got involved with someone much younger than her. She is 42 and he is 19 ... She has 1 child - 6 years her ''boyfriend''s'' junior.
Met in April, had long distance contact (staying 4 hours apart), saw each other for the first time again in May and ... got engaged!
She has been around the block a good few times and was flitting from 1 short relationship to the other constantly. Regardless age, nationality, marital status, etc.
Just wondering what happens in a supposedly ''mature'' woman''s head to make her do things like this? What possibly could they have as ''common ground''? Apart from ''pillow talk'' I don''t think there is much else to bind them together.
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01 Jan 0001

OK, so he is indeed substantially younger than her. Getting engaged after first meeting is ridiculous and one must wonder why the desperate hurry ? Sounds like she is desperate for a relationship with somone younger than her ( maybe to help her fantasize that she, too, is younger and fresher ) ; one wonders what on earth is in it for him, other than a sugar mommy ?
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