What is traditionally deemed acceptable changes with age, especially as people grow older .
If having a family is something you want from a relationship then obviously age differences become a bigger consideration.
Sometimes people get matched with people in the age bracket they specified only to realise that what 40 looks like on some people is very different to how they see themselves.
A positive upbeat attitude generally makes you feel younger, as does an enthusiastic and optimistic outlook.
A 60 year old who is only just approaching retirement may be making plans for tackling all those ambitions that they haven’t had a chance to fulfil while working.
An 80 year old will be coping with very different life challenges and the differences could lead to a range of issues that weren’t apparent earlier on in the relationship.