Sara Sufiani and her husband have a 28 year age difference. Are you flirting with someone older than you? Or are you annoyed with people saying you’re “robbing the cradle”? How much do age differences matter in dating?There’s no doubt that age gaps can be a point of stress for couples. Even established couples might have to deal with social scrutiny if one partner is considerably older than the other. Why do we pay attention to age when it comes to dating preferences? How important is chronological age when it comes to relationships?