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“Sometimes I definitely feel old, like when my girlfriend says, ‘Who’s Fiona Apple?
’ And for queer people specifically, the difference in dating people of different generations is huge, because we’ve had drastically different experiences of growing up.
Age-gap relationships come with a certain amount of stigma, and that external skepticism can start to infiltrate your couple.
And then maybe, eventually, you’ll be able to pay it forward and be the teacher, which is a dynamic that feels simultaneously perverse and generous (a good combo).
Like for example, it’s been kinda thrilling to be able to say, “Oh, you’ve never had a girl finger your butt before?
If you’re a gay person in your 20s, Ellen was out for your whole life.
If you’re in your 50s, you remember all your friends dying of AIDS.
In an age-gap relationship, you’re trading in different currencies, but each holds its own value.