She's 78, He's 39: Age Gap Love

She's 78, He's 39: Age Gap Love

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When Joan’s husband of 50 years was dying from cancer he told Joan to get a boob job and a toy boy. When he passed away, this was exactly what the 68-year-old pensioner did! Joan has been with her new partner, 29-year-old Phil, for 18 months. The couple met online and share a passion for shopping and sunbeds.

Williamwas barely past the age of consent when he first met his wife Marilyn. He was just 16 and she was 45! When they first got together, the couple were on the receiving end of much abuse from friends and neighbours. Edna (79) and Simon (39) met over their mutual love of organ music, but with a 39-year age gap between them and Edna now reliant on a zimmer frame, how do the couple keep their spark in the bedroom?

Mike and Lindsey have an age gap of 41 years. At the ripe old age of 74,Mike is coping with being the father of an eight-week-old baby. Also holding back the years is 58-year-old Gary, who enjoys clubbing with his wife Kate, who is half his age. Cameras follow the couple to Ibiza to find out how Gary copes with being the oldest swinger in town.

Finally, there are self-confessed hippies Pete and Nikki. At 76, Pete has already suffered a massive heart attack, compelling his 39-year-old wife Nikki to give up her job as a nurse to become his full-time carer.

Despite the obstacles, the couples are proof of the enduring power of true love, even when your other half is old enough to be your parent – or even your grandparent!