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If that's how you feel, you have to make peace with the what-ifs.
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Something I think that kind of wisdom really does come with age! James Devaney via Getty Images. For example, in some African countries about 30 per cent of unions reflect a large age gap. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, who is 24 years his senior. Those years will be more significant than new wrinkles.