It’s anonymously in the columns of the newspaper The Sun, that a 31-year-old woman, came to open her heart, delivering her doubts about her relationship. Confiding in Deidre, the magazine’s advisor, the young woman revealed the age gap separating her from her companion.
An age gap which, in the family, had already been experienced by his sister whose relationship had ended in “disastrous” failure. Fearing to revive bad memories, she does not know how to reveal her story.
” I hesitate to tell my family that I fell in love with someone almost twenty years older than me after my sister had a relationship disastrous where there was an age gap she noted. Returning to their story, she confided “ We have worked together for six years and we started dating three years ago “. One thing leading to another, the couple moving in together in 2021. The only downside to their story, the family of the young woman still does not know her companion.
A shocking time
” I’m 31 and he’s 49. He’s fed up and I’m afraid he’ll leave me if I don’t tell the truth she affirmed. Returning to the reason for this withholding of information, she explained ” My sister is two years older than me and at 19 she dated a 33 year old man “. At the time, this relationship greatly upset his parents. ” They were upset about the relationship and the terrible fallout when they broke up because my sister wasn’t not ready to have children she pointed out. ” It was an upsetting time for her and for her “.
A different situation
” You are your own person, with your own different relationship Deidre said in her response. Advising the young woman, she told her that it was necessary for her to be honest and open if she wanted her romantic relationship to continue to evolve. ” Think 20 years ahead and think long and hard about how you’ll feel when you’re 50 and your boyfriend is retired she then noted. ” As long as you’re both on the same page when it comes to your values and life goals, it doesn’t matter the age gap she added. In conclusion, she invited the young woman to chat with her family, explaining to them that she had met someone special. ” Tell them about its qualities and ask them to give it a chance she advised.