Woman marries a man 28 YEARS her senior after meeting him on YouTube

女性, 26, reveals she married a man 28 YEARS her senior just three months after meeting him on YouTube and having only seen him in-person THREE TIMESas the couple vows to end the stigma around age-gap romances

  • Sarah Henderson, 26, from Ann Arbor, ミシガン, first connected with her husband Darin, 54, from Kansas City, ミズーリ, on YouTube in October 2020
  • She launched her inspirational and self-growth channel Your Ideal Self around the same time he started a channel about dogs called Dog Guy Darin
  • Darin initiated a conversation with Sarah after seeing a comment she’d left on a video, and their friendship quickly blossomed into romance
  • The couple wed on January 20, 2021 – after only meeting in person three times
  • Sarah has since moved to Missouri to be with Darin, and they are now happily living together as husband and wife
  • A couple with a 28-year age gap have opened up about why they chose to marry just three months after meeting on YouTubedespite having only seen each in-person three times.

    Sarah Henderson, 26, from Ann Arbor, ミシガン, first connected with her husband Darin, 54, から カンザス 市, ミズーリ, on YouTube at the height of the COVID-19(新型コロナウイルス感染症)(#文字数制限がない場合、初出時にかっこ書きを追加 pandemic in October 2020.

    サラ, a human resources and technical recruiter, launched her inspirational and self-growth channel Your Ideal Self around the same time Darin, a pet services business owner, started a channel about dogs called Dog Guy Darin.

    愛: Sarah Henderson, 26, from Ann Arbor, ミシガン, first connected with her husband Darin, 54, from Kansas City, ミズーリ, on YouTube in October 2020

    愛: Sarah Henderson, 26, from Ann Arbor, ミシガン, first connected with her husband Darin, 54, from Kansas City, ミズーリ, on YouTube in October 2020

    Fate: She launched her inspirational and self-growth channel Your Ideal Self around the same time he started a channel about dogs called Dog Guy Darin

    Fate: She launched her inspirational and self-growth channel Your Ideal Self around the same time he started a channel about dogs called Dog Guy Darin

    ‘We found each other in the most unexpected way,’ 彼女は言いました. ‘Both of us started YouTube channels around the time of the pandemic. We met on YouTube and became friends.

    Darin initiated a conversation with Sarah after seeing a comment she’d left on a video. They started talking regularly and became fast friends.

    Neither person was looking to date someone from a different generation, but their platonic friendship quickly turned into romance.

    ‘We connected on music, 政治, 宗教 (またはその欠如), 書き込み, 動物, poetry, and our shared wanderlust,’ サラは言った. ‘We spoke every day, sent lullabies to each other each night via email, and worked out together on video chats every other day.

    She fell in love with Darin’s young-at-heart outlook on life, while he was taken by the way she inspires him to eat healthier and exercise so that they can live a long and happy life together.

    Finding each other: Darin initiated a conversation with Sarah after seeing a comment she'd left on a video, and their friendship quickly blossomed into romance

    Finding each other: Darin initiated a conversation with Sarah after seeing a comment she’d left on a video, and their friendship quickly blossomed into romance

    Courtship: Sarah said they spoke every day and sent lullabies to each other each night via email

    Courtship: Sarah said they spoke every day and sent lullabies to each other each night via email

    Sarah and Darin were living in separate states and decided to meet up in real life in November 2020. He drove to meet her in Michigan, where they went horse riding and shared their first kiss.

    They met up for the second time in December, and Sarah proposed to Darin a month later. They got married 1月に 20, 2021 – three months after they first met online.

    Sarah has since moved to Missouri to be with Darin, and they are now happily living together as husband and wife.

    Before meeting his wife, Darin had given up on love so his friends and family were overjoyed for him finding love. Sarah’s friends were also pleased for her, though she admitted they’ve had their fair share of critics.

    ‘Some people immediately say it will never workthat Darin will get old and I will have to take care of him or he will die and leave me alone, but those things can happen in any relationship,’ 彼女は言いました.

    Mutual attraction: Sarah fell in love with Darin's young-at-heart outlook on life, while he was taken by the way she inspires him to eat healthier and exercise

    Mutual attraction: Sarah fell in love with Darin’s young-at-heart outlook on life, while he was taken by the way she inspires him to eat healthier and exercise

    コロネーションストリートでのパフォーマンスで最優秀新人賞を受賞したため、マイクに到達することすらできませんでした。: Darin had given up on love so his friends and family were overjoyed for him finding love with Sarah

    コロネーションストリートでのパフォーマンスで最優秀新人賞を受賞したため、マイクに到達することすらできませんでした。: Darin had given up on love so his friends and family were overjoyed for him finding love with Sarah

    ‘How many people have married someone of the same age, only to lose that person to cancer or a car accident? We say you can’t go into a relationship worrying about what could go wrong, but should enjoy every moment and appreciate the time you have together.

    ‘Another stigma is that Darin will get frustrated with me not understanding pop culture or historical references or perhaps acting too immature, but we both learn from each other,’ 彼女は続けた.

    ‘I call Darin my “グーグル” and see him as a wealth of knowledge, while Darin loves the youthful playfulness I bring to our lives. I see Darin as being younger at heart than others his age, and I easily love everything about him.

    コールマンのアビーに対する非常に公的な愛を考えると、殺人はさらに厄介です, I don’t see or feel the age difference. I just see someone with the same values as me and the same purpose. I’m glad to be with someone who wants the same things as me and dreams as big as me. The future is bright with Darin.

    Darin and Sarah have been candid about their relationship on YouTube and hope to break down the stigma that surrounds couples with large age gaps.

    ハッピー: 'True love doesn't see age, any more than it sees race, 宗教, 性別, or political differences. Love is love,' Sarah said

    ハッピー: ‘True love doesn’t see age, any more than it sees race, 宗教, 性別, or political differences. Love is love,’ サラは言った

    ‘Through our creative outlets we hope to realize our dream of a nomadic lifestyle, earning a living by connecting with a community of fans, giving Ted talks and motivational speeches, as well as publishing a book about our experience,’ そして、彼女はそれから連れ出されたときでさえ、スピーチを形成するのに苦労したと付け加えました.

    ‘We would love to be on TV and have applied for shows such as The Amazing Race, in an effort to present age-gap relationships in a positive way.

    ‘We also want to host a show featuring other age-gap couples and success stories to normalize relationships like ours.

    Sarah stressed that people should love whoever they love, no matter what others think or say about their relationship.

    ‘Don’t give in to haters or negativity,’ 彼女は言いました. ‘Don’t fall for the argument that your love and your relationship is somehow “ジョーンズは、ゴーストバスターズの映画のリブートに出演した後、人種差別的な虐待と支持者からの扇動的なコメントを受けた後、ソーシャルメディアプラットフォームをやめたと発表しました” または “変,” and remember to live every day proving the haters wrong.

    ‘If we ever struggle, we remind each other we are in this life together and we’re not about to give in to negative criticism.

    ‘True love doesn’t see age, any more than it sees race, 宗教, 性別, or political differences. Love is love.