This is all "in theory" but may not necessarily be true.


Someone Younger

    Less wisdom
    Should be less mature
    Expected to be less responsible

Someone Older

    More wisdom
    Can be able to support you better financially, emotionally
    Should be more mature
    Expected to be more responsible


Short Distance

    More opportunities to meet each other regularly
    More chances for passive intimacy

Long Distance

    Meet more infrequently
    More expectations each time you meet
    Allows and requires you to be more independent
    Harder to physically support each other
    Naturally gives yourself space from your partner
    Requires more asynchronous communication
    Less chances for passive intimacy
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