'I'm in love with a guy seven years younger...'

Jan 24, 2014, 08:00 IST | Dear Diana

Dear Diana,
I like a guy in my neighbourhood. He’s an artist and specialises in sketches. I used to find him adorable, so I struck a friendship with him. Now I’ve fallen for him. He’s seven years younger to me and I find it odd to even think of having a relationship with him.
— Samita

Illustration/ Amit Bandre
Illustration/ Amit Bandre

Dear Samita,
Age is just a number. Seven years is no big deal and only if you tell people would they know that he is younger to you. There is nothing odd in liking a guy who is some years younger to you. There are many women out there who have younger husbands. This should in no way deter you in initiating a relationship. Just treat him like any other guy who might be older to you assuming he’s on your level of maturity. What world are you living in? Get going.

Diana will solve it!
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