Let me go straight to the point. I just turned 20 last month and I have been dating a guy who is 38 years. My mum recently noticed that I have started dating and she’s requesting I bring the guy home this weekend. I’m scared, you don’t think the age difference matters? Will the age difference influence my parents’decision?
I love his guy, I love his maturity and I don’t want to lose him.
Thank you for reaching out to me.
I must confess this is a tough call. Sitting down here, I can’t really tell how your parents will react when they find out that your boyfriend is 18 years older than you. Not all parents will oppose the age difference and not all parents will approve of it. However, I think it could go wrongly or rightly depending on perception and composure of your man. If your parents have approved of you to date at 20 and are keen to receiving your boyfriend, then they must have your best interest at heart. I will advise you to be open minded about their reaction. If your man is a good boy, it will shine through. If your parents raise concerns, do not antagonize them, listen to them first and deal with their concerns later.
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