We often put up walls and flee for the mountains, but before shutting the door on the chance at love, think about your potential lover's maturity level.
If you both are on the same level of maturity, don't let the attached age number cloud your decision.
Whatever the case, it may have happened for a reason.
Maybe he's 30 and you are 20, but he is just as confused about his life as you are about yours.
I like my current boyfriend, even though it has only been three months, because I feel safe, comfortable, and secure with him.
When I dated guys my age, I had to pay for dinner, and concerts, and their lives.
However, as the more educated cohort gets older they care less about homogamy while less educated daters become more interested in homogamy which leads to an increase in similarity towards caring for the same educational level.
If you both want the same thing from the relationship, then you have settled half the battle.
Maybe you met an older lover when you were still immature. Maybe this person isn't meant for you during your years of evolution, but you'll come back to each other when you each hold the same mindset.
Or, maybe this person was in your life at the wrong time to teach you something.
An age difference of a few years may not seem like an issue, but things such as expectations, priorities and general interests can change quickly as you get older.
Age Matters Less With Time “I don’t think it is a big deal at all that my boyfriend is 15 years older than me.