An 80 year old will be coping with very different life challenges and the differences could lead to a range of issues that weren’t apparent earlier on in the relationship.
Sometimes people get matched with people in the age bracket they specified only to realise that what 40 looks like on some people is very different to how they see themselves.
Age isn’t just about the time you’ve been on the planet, it’s about your attitude and approach to life.
With huge advances in technology creating all manner of age-defying treatments; better diets; dental care; and life expectancy, it’s entirely possible to stay looking, and feeling, young well into middle age.
It will, however, likely start to become more difficult when issues around retirement or health problems arise.