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17 / F / Zanarkand
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Posted 7/6/13
Nope, but I can see why some people might frown upon an humongous age difference between two people.
It just depends on your culture but even so, I personally see no problem with it
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Only when one party is under 14-17 years old. I think when one reaches a certain level of maturity (around high school), he/she can be friends with whoever.
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22 / F / Johnstown, PA, USA
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No, not normally. There are pedophiles and child molesters out there, but people usually have no need to worry about those sort of things.
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22 / M / Toronto, Canada
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Nope. Never did and never will
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When I was young, without any hesitation I'd say no. But as the age follows me, I realized it does matter.

Friendship can happen between all age, however age may result I'm different kind of friendship. Is hard to image 2 20 year olds will have the same kind of a friendship a 20 year old and a 60year old have.
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Yeah, it matters to me. For instance, I'd feel really weird if my friends were in high school while I'm in university... Unless they were my younger cousins' friends. No wait, I'd actually just call them my acquaintance. That's more appropriate.

In terms of friends older than me by more than a 5-year difference, I find it a bit weird. Personally, I feel like they're so much more mature than I am, and know more of the world that I can't relate to them. So it's weird to think of having older friends like that. Unless they're my older cousins' friends, then I'm cool with it.

I guess it typically depends on what age a person is. If a person is a student, they will most likely become friends with other students within a four-year age difference. If one is an adult, there is no typical age range on who they become friends with since their seniors in their companies can become their friends.

I mean to use the term typically very loosely, since I'm sure there are people who are more mature and who have conditioned themselves to be more open to different social environments (basically, people are confident in meeting people, I suppose), thereby allowing them to have relationships with people of different age groups.

Posted 7/6/13
In friendship? absolutely not! It's just a number. It doesn't define who you are.
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NYsquid wrote:

Only when one party is under 14-17 years old. I think when one reaches a certain level of maturity (around high school), he/she can be friends with whoever.


I generally agree with this. I have a friend who I've been good friends with for a long time, and I have been good friends with his family too. He has two younger siblings, and I have tried not to allow myself to spend too much time with them so that they don't rely on me and learn to make friends with people. I really enjoy spending time with them, but if I did that as often as I wanted, then they would probably become socially inept.
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Not in the least, I really don't think about age when talking to people. Long as we're havin a good time I could care less bout much else
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29 / M / florida
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Probably not the number. Maybe how they look like.
Who's here going to befriend an uncle or pervy face/body?
No one. Unless it's the same kind.

If it's an elder woman, first view, aaah she's just being sweet.
Elder man, nope. Nada. Nay. Niet.
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23 / M / Los Angeles / Hun...
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I would say no. Im 22 and I have friends who are 16 or 17.

I also, need more friends, add me people! lol
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I have friends that are over 15 years younger than I am. I also have friends that are approaching 60 (I'm 35). I don't think it's a huge deal myself, but I am sure there are some people in the world who will find a problem with it.
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Not at all! I'm nearly 25, and I have friends as old as 40 and as young as 17-18 (even trusted by their parents). It really is up to you and what you make of it.
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20 / M / Outer Space
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Posted 7/7/13
Course not. im 19 and my best friend is an 8 year old girl. We hang out all the time.
Posted 7/7/13
I wanted Vega to be my best friend but i kind of scared him off.

Who's older than me by 10 years here?

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