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What's It Like Being With Someone Who's From A Different Generation?

Age ain't nothing but a number...or is it?

Ah, love. It knows no bounds.


But let's be real...relationships take work, and dating someone from another generation comes with its own set of complications.

For example, not knowing each other's references is a little thing that can be frustrating.

Sarah Paulson in a yellow dress  smiles at Holland Taylor in a black one
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Sarah Paulson, a 45-year-old Gen X'er, is in a relationship with Holland Taylor, a 77-year-old member of the Silent Generation.

You may not match up in energy levels, with one wanting to go out and one wanting to stay in.

Beyoncé and  Jay Z stand side by side in the Apeshit video

Beyoncé, a 39-year-old millennial, is married to Jay-Z, a 50-year-old Gen X'er.

But you know what else is possible? The exact alchemy of your different generations might be exactly what is needed to add up to a perfect pairing!

Sam Taylor-Johnson and Aaron Taylor-Johnson smile arm in arm at a film premiere
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Sam Taylor-Johnson, a 53-year-old Gen X'er, is married to Aaron Taylor-Johnson, a 30-year-old millennial.

So, we want to know — what are the best and worst things about dating someone from another generation? Tell us in the comments below and it could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!