There are, of course, many aspects of the human experience that impact upon us all regardless of our age.
We are bound by a lot of common sorrows, joys, challenges and successes.
The only biblical warnings that might apply to an age difference in marriage in some situations concern marrying for lust or money: we are to avoid lust (1 John ) and the love of money (Hebrews 13:5).
The best course of action is to pray to God for wisdom concerning any prospective relationship (James 1:5).
Let go of limiting beliefs, and you’ll greatly increase your chances of meeting compatible people. What do you think about older women who date much younger men? I have dated men ten years older and ten years younger.
There's probably never been a time in your adult life where a potential partner has turned you away because you're too young — or too old.
Are we supposed to be actively looking for a spouse? How young is too young to be in a romantic relationship?
While it is true that someone who is much younger might not have the same cultural references, level of maturity, or life skills, this doesn’t mean that a legitimate connection is not possible. If you have a strong connection, you’re compatible, and there’s chemistry, does it really matter how old someone is?Cultural historians are fond of describing the generation gap and the ways in which social values change as decades pass.Similar dynamics operate on personal levels as well.We do know that Abraham was 10 years older than Sarah (Genesis ), but there are no other couples in the Bible where both individuals’ ages are given.It is often assumed, for example, that Joseph was significantly older than Mary.