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Old 02-01-2012, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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Oops..........I did not read correctly, missed the word "men". I answered and I'm not a man, oh well, I will pay better attention next time.
Don't worry! You're not alone - most of the responders did not read the questions.
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:14 AM
 
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I've dated both ages of men and have determined I'm more compatible with someone 10 years older in general. However, I don't think anyone should rule anything out.
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:16 AM
 
Location: USA
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I could easily marry younger than myself because people don't believe me when I tell them my age but, call it insecurity, I won't go younger. I'm afraid they'd one day wake up and wonder who the old woman next to them is. That would be heart-wrenching. So I'll stick with my age or older.
I can easily see this, unless the person has that ageless gene. I have gone out with a woman 15 years my senior, and that was probably pushing it. She was a sun worshipper and looked her age. Call me superficial but it did get to me. On the other hand I have seen plenty of women at that age that looked fantastic and always looked 10 years yonger than there actual age.

Personally I believe that most people are about as mature as they are going to get by their early 30s. On dating sites I usually look at a woman with suspician if she is 35 or older and has her lower range of man set at 25 or below. It's a red flag for me. Now, a 40 with a 30, not as strange.
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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Oops..........I did not read correctly, missed the word "men". I answered and I'm not a man, oh well, I will pay better attention next time.
Wait, what? I was responding to this part of the question;
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Ladies - would you date, marry a man 10 years YOUNGER than you? 15 years? What is YOUR limit?
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:21 AM
 
Location: England
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Oops..........I did not read correctly, missed the word "men". I answered and I'm not a man, oh well, I will pay better attention next time.

No, its OK, its for women as well!!
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:23 AM
 
Location: The front porch outside of the Astral Plane
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Wait, what? I was responding to this part of the question;

Now I have to clean my glasses and read the original post again, dang, I think I need more coffee or more sleep.........LOL

Ok, I am officially a dork at the moment and the decision has been made, more sleep is the answer......LOL

Last edited by CSD610; 02-01-2012 at 11:24 AM.. Reason: I'm officially a dork........LOL
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:25 AM
 
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Men how do you feel about older women? Would you date, even marry a woman 10 years older than you? 15 years older than you? Whats your limit?
Ladies - would you date, marry a man 10 years YOUNGER than you? 15 years? What is YOUR limit? Do you think it is all just a number and if the chemistry is right than age doesn't mater? Or do you believe it is essential to stay within an age range despite chemistry or love.
Yes, I would gladly date / marry an older woman, if I felt she was my soul mate...alas though, older women have never liked me romantically though, even when I actively dated them The opposite effect, however, with younger gals...go figure...I don't even completely understand why, myself...
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:44 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Well I'm 26 now so even if I married a woman today who was 36, she'd be nearly 40 soon, which seems a little scary. Since I haven't really experienced much I'd stick to someone my age or a bit younger, but in principle would definitely be open to it.
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Everybody is going to hurt you, you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for-B Marley
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Well I'm 26 now so even if I married a woman today who was 36, she'd be nearly 40 soon, which seems a little scary. Since I haven't really experienced much I'd stick to someone my age or a bit younger, but in principle would definitely be open to it.
When you're 40 I bet you'll laugh at this notion. I thought 40 was so old at your age. LOL
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Old 02-01-2012, 11:49 AM
 
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Well I'm 26 now so even if I married a woman today who was 36, she'd be nearly 40 soon, which seems a little scary. Since I haven't really experienced much I'd stick to someone my age or a bit younger, but in principle would definitely be open to it.
my half sister is 45..she seems pretty young to me!
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