Fifty years ago, it was commonly accepted that the man had more power when it came to relationships. But times have changed a lot. The middle of last century, the gender roles were clear. The man worked, did the outside and handyman work, and the woman stayed at home and did the inside work. The dad made the decisions, and the mom went along with whatever he said. I grew up in a family where my mom was the dominant one.
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Emily, 40, and Albert, 62, first met through mutual friends when he was 44 and she was 22, and got married just a couple of years later. Today, they've been together for 18 years, have two beautiful children, and in many ways have what would be considered to be a "successful marriage. When year-old Emily first told her family and friends that she was marrying a man twice her age, they were not happy. There's still a lot of social stigma surrounding age gap relationships , and that the judgment isn't always coming from the older partner's peers. In fact, one study suggests that younger people are more likely to assume that couples with a significant age gap have a transactional relationship i. Given that Albert was much more established in a stable profession than she was, this was something Emily had to grapple with.
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You said some excellent points while backing it up. Very well said CallMeDave. Marriage is way more than just a piece of paper for tax benefits. Marriage is being recognized by society as a couple in a permanent commited relationship.
A woman with a husband 51 years older than her has spoken out to defend their love — and says her parents "love" him. Terzel Rasmus, 29, met year-old Wilson Rasmus in at a local newspaper event and fell madly in love, despite the fact her hubby is much older and even has grandchildren the same age as her. The law student says the couple had a mutual attraction for one another and began dating immediately, with Wilson keen to have a younger wife to look after him in his old age.