My wife is 37 years older than me – people always stare at us and assume she’s my mum 0 74

A LESBIAN couple with a 37-year age gap have hit back at trolls who questioned their relationship, as they reveal people are confused by their relationship and will often stare at them in the street.

Julia Zelg, 27, and Eileen De Freest, 64, met on Tinder and have documented their relationship journey on their YouTube channels.

InstagramJulia and Eileen have a 37-year age gap and have documented their romance online[/caption] InstagramThe couple are often stared at in the street, with many confusing the pair for mother and daughter[/caption]

The couple have been married for three years and now and recently spoke on the Later Dater podcast.

Julia and Eileen told the story of how they met, and opened up about the criticisms they have received about their romance. 

The couple even invited the world to their wedding by sharing a video of the event with their subscribers.

Julia explained: “People stare at us sometimes a little bit or they just assume Eileen’s my mother.

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“If we’re somewhere and people say Eileen’s my mum, and I say that actually we’re married, they are usually very embarrassed.”

The couple both have YouTube accounts where they share vlogs and Q&A videos about their relationship.

They recently confessed that strangers are much ruder online where they are able to hide behind their anonymity.

Julia continued: “Sometimes because they’re not showing their face they feel like they can say anything. 

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“We’ve heard really awful things like people calling me a gold digger or saying I have mummy issues.

“Or in Eileen’s case, someone called her a paedophile, which is disgusting, I’m almost 30.”

Julia previously revealed that she proposed to Eileen, just before Christmas, in 2019.

Julia said: “She’s the most amazing person I’ve ever met.

“She’s just my soulmate.

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“I was just planning to enjoy my single life and have fun and stuff, and in the process of doing that, I met her and just fell for her.

“We’re both really really happy.

“Why is it so wrong that we’re two women and that we have a big age gap?

“There’s nothing wrong and it’s none of your business.”

Despite the abuse they’ve received, a lot of people have supported the couple.

One person said: “You’re both consenting adults and not hurting anyone, keep doing what makes you happy.”

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Another agreed, saying: “Two consenting adults in an honest loving relationship. Nothing more precious than that.”

And a third person said: “Honestly the love you have for each other makes my heart melt, never ever should anyone hate on someone for loving another, love is love, I don’t care what anyone says.”

InstagramThe couple explained that people are far more cruel to them online, because they know they can hide behind a screen[/caption]

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My bitter ex told lies to my friends about my ‘small manhood’ after I dumped her 0 40

DEAR DEIDRE: MY ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger.

She never complained when we were together, but last week she told the girls in our group that being with me was “like kissing a soggy lettuce leaf” and that she “literally didn’t feel a thing when we were having sex” because I’m so small.

My ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger

I’m 25 and she’s 24. I think part of it is jealousy.

She knows a couple of the other girls fancy me and I think she’s trying to sabotage any chance I have with them.

Not that I’m even planning anything.

She’s so insecure and has a vicious tongue on her.

I’m tempted to let each of her so-called friends know what she really says about them in private.

Even her best friend gets a nasty critique every time she posts anything on Instagram.

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Her top is either too short, or her hair looks like wire, or her laugh is fake . . . it goes on and on.

I don’t regret splitting up with her but this last trick has really infuriated me.

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You could maybe reply with: “Let’s just say she never complained when we were together and nor have any of my other exes.”

Your friends will soon see her behaviour for what it is – jealous insecurity.

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DEAR DEIDRE: MY partner said he was on a work trip two months ago, but he had actually got married and been on honeymoon.

Our relationship had become a bit predictable, but we still had regular sex and nice days out with our two young sons.

My partner lied about his work trip – he was really on his HONEYMOON

I’m 32 and he’s 37. Our sons are four and two.

When he returned from his “work trip” he blamed me for his cheating, saying I had let myself go and didn’t pay him enough attention.

He then told me he’d “traded up” for a better model. It didn’t stop there.

He said that his wife, who is 27, is absolutely stunning and makes him feel special.

Apparently this woman was a barmaid he’d met on a golf trip and they had been seeing each other for six months.

He told me all this, then marched upstairs and packed his games console and his clothes and drove off out of my life.

The thing is, we always talked about getting married but when we had kids there always seemed something better to spend our money on.

Mutual friends have told me he has moved into a new-build home on the other side of our small town and his wife has plenty of family money.

My sons are really missing him and I don’t even know how I feel.

Sometimes when he comes to visit the boys I beg him to come home.

But other times I’m so angry with him, I refuse to let him in.

Now he is accusing me of stopping him from seeing his children.

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Surely he can’t just show up when he likes?

I’m a mess and need to start getting a grip for the kids’ sake.

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DEIDRE SAYS: I’m so sorry your partner ended your relationship in such a cruel way.

This man sounds selfish and immature, and quite frankly the way he has treated you is emotionally abusive.

It won’t feel like it now, but you really are better off without him.

He is behaving like he still lives in your home, by just turning up unannounced.

Tell him firmly that you would encourage a good relationship between him and your sons but he can only collect them with prior arrangement.

Start to put down your boundaries.

I’m sending you my support pack When Parents Fall Out, which you could pass to him to help explain why you need to co-operate for the future wellbeing of your children.

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I’d recommend seeing a counsellor to help you with this betrayal and am sending you my Counselling support pack.

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