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Is an age gap in marriage a problem?

March 21st, 2018 Posted by Ask the Rabbi 29 comments

When considering marriage: Is an age gap (10-15 years) a bad idea (specifically for a girl being the younger)?

Rebecca

Dear Rebecca,

You have probably heard that a physician shouldn’t treat members of his own family and that a lawyer must recuse herself from cases that strike too close to home.

On that basis, we admit up front that we are not objective observers on this question since a bit more than ten years separates the two of us. It is with that awareness of some potential bias that we approach your question.

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