Because the idea of dating someone in their teens makes me uncomfortable, I’m gonna go ahead and round that up to an even 20, which seems… still pretty young to me, honestly, but I guess 5 years isn’t that much. "Telling our story never gets old," Leah says, smiling.
However, you might not recognize it as dating per se. I don't know why this one year made such a difference to me. After spending a few days trying to adjust to the fact that the handsome co-leader of my small group was seven years my junior, I had just realized that he was actually eight years younger!A question I receive often is, "How did you make the decision to date and marry a younger guy?" While it's fairly common for a woman to marry an older man, the reverse isn't as much of a social norm. Travis and Leah, who have been married close to 20 years, met while attending the same six-week missions organization training.In other words, I think I need to expand my age range. Obviously I’m not advocating using this as a strict guide to whom you can or cannot date. ”) or logic, but I do know plenty of couples who are happy and way out of the age range.