If she gets with a guy her age, they’re on a time crunch.
If she gets with a younger guy, the time crunch is still on — providing he’s even ready or interested in having kids at all.
Even if we find wage parity between the sexes, biological parity is still a long time off, so it makes sense that the scales will always be tipped slightly in favor of an older man.
But true compatibility has never been as simple of an issue as biology or social construct — and when it comes to what factors can make a relationship work, age really ain’t nothing but a (meaningless, random) number.
(For the sake of this article, we'll define an age difference as five years or more.) Here are four things to consider: 1. Leah says one of her biggest concerns when considering a man 10 years younger was whether he had the maturity to understand her needs and take care of her.