Does Age Matter in Relationship?

Adi Slamet Kusuma
2 min readFeb 3, 2021

People said that love is blind and it can be true in many cases. Even though love does not see the age of the partner, it does seem to turn other people’s heads when you’re dating someone who is quite a bit older or younger than you. It is like when your sweetie is almost as old as your parents, there will be an automatic judgment on your relationship. In my opinion, to be honest, I think age doesn’t matter in relationship. There is some reason why in my perpective age is nothing to do with relationship.

First, age has nothing to do with maturity. In many cases, age is just a number. It means that a younger person can have a mature and logical mindset, whereas an older person can have immature traits. For example, few of my friends had a husband that ten years older than her. She said at the first time, her family were skeptical and started commenting on her compatability even before they got married. But after being married for more than 5 years, she told me that age has nothing much to do with compatibility. Second, age differences can be an advantage. Personally, I think who is the older can share a life experience and help their partner to be a better person. It can be about how to be a better parents, about financial, share knowledge to solving life problem, and many more. For example, its common in Indonesia that young women married with older husband. Obviously, the mature husband will led her wife to become a better person and as a mother. Moreover, in many cases, I can find many examples of married couples that enjoy their marriage more than 25 years with the age differences, because they could find similarity in their interest and enjoy spent time together.

In conclusion, from my point of view, marriage life is not depend on age. There will be many factor that can bring happiness. Also maturity not always related to age based on many cases. Of course, it depend on ourselves to find a same interest that can bring happiness to our relationship

posted in Malang, 3 February 2021, 11.31–12.05