she didn't know that she was graduating high school when he was just starting it. But she says the age difference, however small it is, is good for their relationship.
"He appreciates my point of view and values my opinion as much as I do his.
And is it different between heterosexual and homosexual couples (we fall into the latter)?
But those things are really just cosmetic," she explains."My wife is further along in her career and brings home most of the bacon, not to mention she has all that great experience and wisdom stuff too," Jan says."Yet she's young enough at heart to join me on adventures and boogie down on the dance floor and just be a crazy silly goofball sometimes!Their racing team even earned them a Couple of the Year award. "We both tend to prize intangibles like ideas, experiences and relationships over the pursuit of materialistic things like fancy cars or big houses," she says, adding they're both "total do-gooders." She explains, "Brian once said that one of his main goals in life is to be useful and that's something I feel strongly about too.""I love the fact that he's older and has a different perspective on things than I do," says Tammy Macias, of her husband, who's 19 years her senior.
She adds that all his life experience comes in handy for her as well.
He calls me 'cougar,' 'cradle robber,' 'old lady,' and stuff like that. His playful nature and energy make her laugh, but she says he does know how to be a grown-up (when he has to be).