Younger man guide to dating older woman
The Bible does not say anything directly about relationships between adults with a big age difference.
So as usual when it comes to dating and relationship advice, we need to apply biblical principles and wisdom to the questions we have.
But if you want to date and marry someone who is in a different age bracket, you should expect to make sacrifices to be with this person in a relationship.
Know that the Younger Person Has More Changing to Do that the Older Person I was getting counseling to prepare for my future marriage with Bethany and as I was talking with the counselor he let me know there was no issue with me marrying an older woman.
Dating outside of your age range may help you meet more people and increase your chances of meeting someone you want to be in a relationship with.
Likewise you may enjoy being with an older woman, but you may find her older friends boring because they are in a different life season than you.
He did point out, however, that I had more changing to do than her.
She was more of the person she would be in life than I was at that time. At 22 years of age I was still transitioning more than she was at 27 years old. We both have, but I have changed more because I was younger when we first met.
Notice the emphasis on character rather than age in Ruth -11: Ruth wanted to be with Boaz because he was a good man, not because he was her age.
And Boaz wanted to be with Ruth not because she was younger but because she had noble character.
Here are 4 points to consider if you want to date or marry a Christian who is older or younger than you.