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younger man

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mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:00:29

just wondered how you felt about women going out with/marrying younger men.
Do you think it can work?

pixiefish Tue 14-Jun-05 22:02:16

of course. you know what they say- you're as young as the man you feel

helsi Tue 14-Jun-05 22:02:20


Why did I start shouting then? sorry.

Caligula Tue 14-Jun-05 22:03:01

God yes.

In fact, I'm living in hope!

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:06:15

I think age is just a you agree?

beetroot Tue 14-Jun-05 22:07:47

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mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:10:59

no confession.
Am happily married!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Caligula Tue 14-Jun-05 22:14:30

To a younger man?

I know someone whose mother was 10 years older than her father, and then when they got divorced, found herself a lover who was about 12 years younger than herself (with whom she has been living/ married for 30 years now).

This person is now happily married with two DS's, to a man 10 years younger than her. Following in Mummy's footsteps.

chicagomum Tue 14-Jun-05 22:16:35

my dh's best friend is married to a woman 12 years older than him (and he's immature for his age) yet they seem to be happy so i guess its the people rather than the age

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:20:57

my dh is younger yes.
he is my second hubby other was older. We seem to have more in common and get on well. He copes well with my children and we have 2 of our own!!!

teeavee Tue 14-Jun-05 22:29:33

yes please! - younger, richer, more considerate....etc etc etc

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:31:10

not richer I am afraid!!! but EVERYthing else is better!!

turnupthebass Tue 14-Jun-05 22:31:34

Hope so Mandy - DW 10 years older than me and we got married in February!!

seriously though - yes! why not?

coincidentally DW's ex was older than her too.

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:36:52

I am sure it will be great for years to come!
He is 11 years younger well 11 and a half actually!!! the only time i think about the age gap is when we talk about tv programmes from the past!!!!!! He was at school whilst I was married first time!!!!

turnupthebass Tue 14-Jun-05 22:41:11

erm - yes I was too! when DW was married first I mean!

had a conversation like tha the other day about Saturday morning TV, but itwa sthe other way round! I remembered Champion the Wonder Horse (repeats I presume!) and she never saw it!

seriously though I dont think age comes into it - we are both so happy now having come through allsorts to get here - but we're here and together and yes its all wonderful!!

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:44:30

can I ask how old you are?

Do you worry that she will be too old for you one day.
Maybe I will be too old to notice if he thinks I am too old!!!! does that make sense?!!!!

Cristina7 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:45:14

DH is 5.5 years younger than me. We've been married for 11 years. It works for us!

turnupthebass Tue 14-Jun-05 22:47:03


and we've been together a while. DW mentions that from time to time - when you're X I'll be X+10 kind of thing.

but no - she'll never be too old.

how about you - if you don't mind me asking?

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:47:48

We have been married 2yrs next month! I'm glad I started this thread. just wondered what people thought. I sometimes wonder if people think he is out with his mum..he looks young for his age!!!

Janh Tue 14-Jun-05 22:48:37

The 2 of you look and seem around the same age though, tutb

(That's not to say you are old before your time btw! Just that you make a lovely couple, creep creep.)

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:49:29

you obviously have seen him or know him?!

turnupthebass Tue 14-Jun-05 22:49:33

Cheers Jan!!

turnupthebass Tue 14-Jun-05 22:50:16

mandy does he know you think he looks young?

mandyc66 Tue 14-Jun-05 22:52:13

Used to tease him before we got together!!
I dont look old though!!!!!

gaelsgirl Tue 14-Jun-05 22:54:02

younger man sounds good to me, any going spare?

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