When I started to date someone older than me, it seemed like the comments and questions were never-ending. “What could you possibly have in common? Aren’t you at different points in your life? What’s the age difference again?” were just a few that I would constantly deal with. The judgment and criticism that my husband and I got, especially in the beginning, was definitely stressful. It almost made me pull away from him, despite knowing that he was the perfect partner. Thankfully, the advantages of dating someone older were more clear to me than the noise. They became even more evident as our relationship grew, and I couldn’t be happier that I chose to spend my life with him. Keep reading for all the benefits of marrying someone older than you.