For many mid-singles (31 and older), it can feel like dating options become somewhat limited after attending young single adult wards and activities is no longer an option.
Height, weight, number of Lord of the Rings figurines in his or her collection.
While some of these numbers can be superficial and shouldn't tip the scales heavily in our decisions to date someone, age can raise some serious concerns.
Either way, some misconceptions about dating apparently still need to be discussed and debunked.
Among those misconceptions are perceived “deal breakers” in dating and courtship—petty and inconsequential to some and yet crucial to others—including hair or eye color; height difference; whether or not that person plays an instrument; sports affiliations; past sins or transgressions, (even if long-since repented of), etc.
No matter how much you love your grandma, no 21-year-old wants to be stuck with an eighty-year-old who just wants to sit at home and watch reruns of .
Since we should be dating people with the long term in view, future concerns such as limited mobility, sickness, or even increased chances of ending up alone in your old age aren't something to laugh at.
One day, this sister directed a snarky, can’t-tell-if-she’s-kidding, “robbing-the-cradle” comment in my direction.
Even if she were kidding, there is always at least a glint of truth in every sarcastic remark.
In fact, our psychological and physical development slows, meaning the mental gap between age groups narrows.