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25 Jul 2005

I think it is fantastic that there is now a site for us here!

So my question. I'm 28. My bf is 20. i have a very stable and successful job, he still studying. we have been to gether for 6 mo no and has all been great. we haven't even argued about the small or big things. my worry is the age gap. i know its not that big. but i'm sure a time will come when he will see me as old. is there any advice anyone can give me?
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Gay, lesbian and bisexual expert
Gay, lesbian and bisexual expert

01 Jan 0001

Hi Dyl,

The relative age gap between you and your partner will only become a problem in your relationship if you allow it to become one. Very often, a relative age gap can benefit a relationship.

Too often, when couples hit a rocky patch in their relationship, they blame it on the age "problem" (if there's an 'age gap' in the relationship). Often the problem has nothing to do with age - it has more to do with the way the couple resolve their differences, respect each other as individuals and allow each other space to develop and grow.

Forget about age and enjoy your relationship.
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