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* Literature/WhateleyUniverse: Discussed regarding the extremely slow-aging Headmistress Carson at [[SuperheroSchool Whateley Academy]]; she's had three marriages over her seventy years, and while none of the lasted long enough for her to outlive them from old age (the first and third ended in divorce, while the second ended when an old enemy murdered him), she soon realized how much it affected those relationships (at one point, she wistfully notes that she presently looks to be the same age as one of her grand-daughters). She was about ready to give up on relationships when she fell in love with another long-lived ex-hero, the former Tin Man (Langley Paulson, currently head of the Engineering Department).
** The topic has mostly been avoided by the students who are in similar circumstances; while some of them are TheAgeless (including some who are TheFairFolk, are [[PhysicalGod avatars of gods or god-like beings]], have powerful {{Healing Factor}}s that stop them from aging, or are simply temporally frozen), well, being teenagers, most of them haven't really come to grips with this yet. The ones who seem to have given it the most thought are Tennyo (who is bonded with a [[PersonOfMassDestruction humanoid WMD]] created by [[{{Precursors}} the Isokist]] [[TimeAbyss before the Solar System formed]]) and Carmilla (an infant EldritchAbomination), and neither of them are happy with the thought that anyone whom they might be involved with would likely be dead and dust in what to them would be a blink of an eye.


* In Franchise/TheDCU comic ''ComicBook/InfinityInc'', a subplot of the "Stream of Ruthlessness" story arc involved Earth-2's WonderWoman seeking a means to restore the youth of an aging Steve Trevor, whom she had married after World War II.

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* In Franchise/TheDCU comic ''ComicBook/InfinityInc'', a subplot of the "Stream of Ruthlessness" story arc involved Earth-2's WonderWoman ComicBook/WonderWoman seeking a means to restore the youth of an aging Steve Trevor, ComicBook/SteveTrevor, whom she had married after World War II.


* Subverted in the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4534635/1/clandestine-hearts clandestine hearts]]''. Jamie is in love with the Harvest Goddess, but she's SecretlyDying due to the world's corruption. Jamie asks her to marry him and they have their first kiss, but she turns to statute midway through. It's implied that Jamie never got over her.

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* Subverted in the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4534635/1/clandestine-hearts clandestine hearts]]''. Jamie is in love with the Harvest Goddess, but she's SecretlyDying due to the world's corruption. Jamie asks her to marry him and they have their first kiss, but she turns to statute statue midway through. It's implied that Jamie never got over her.


* Could have happened in ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' between Piper and Leo, given that witches have normal human lifespans and [[OurAngelsAreDifferent whitelighters]] are immortal, if Leo didn't [[spoiler: choose to become human]].

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* Could have happened in ''Series/{{Charmed}}'' ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}'' between Piper and Leo, given that witches have normal human lifespans and [[OurAngelsAreDifferent whitelighters]] are immortal, if Leo didn't [[spoiler: choose to become human]].


* Subverted in the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4534635/1/clandestine-hearts clandestine-hearts]]''. Jamie is in love with the Harvest Goddess, but she's SecretlyDying due to the world's corruption. Jamie asks her to marry him and they have their first kiss, but she turns to statute midway through. It's implied that Jamie never got over her.

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* Subverted in the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4534635/1/clandestine-hearts clandestine-hearts]]''.clandestine hearts]]''. Jamie is in love with the Harvest Goddess, but she's SecretlyDying due to the world's corruption. Jamie asks her to marry him and they have their first kiss, but she turns to statute midway through. It's implied that Jamie never got over her.


* In ''Fanfic/{{Offspring}}'', Link is a Hylian while his wife Mipha is a Zora. They're both physically and socially teenagers, except that Mipha is over a century old. Link never put much thought into the lifespan differences between himself and Mipha until after their children were hatched. Link realized that when he died of old age, his children would only be at the end of their adolescence, but he doesn't mind because Mipha would still be around for them. In a twist of fate, ''Mipha'' is the one that dies when their kids are just a few months old. Link is put into a coma and wakes up a century later to find his triplets the same physical age as him.

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* In ''Fanfic/{{Offspring}}'', Link is a Hylian while his wife Mipha is a Zora. They're both physically and socially teenagers, except that Mipha is over a century old. Link never put much thought into the lifespan differences between himself and Mipha until after their children were hatched. Link realized that when he died of old age, his children would only be at the end of their adolescence, but he doesn't mind because Mipha would still be around for them. In a twist of fate, this is subverted as ''Mipha'' is the one that dies when their kids are just a few months old. Link is put into a coma and wakes up a century later to find his triplets the same physical age as him.him.
* Subverted in the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4534635/1/clandestine-hearts clandestine-hearts]]''. Jamie is in love with the Harvest Goddess, but she's SecretlyDying due to the world's corruption. Jamie asks her to marry him and they have their first kiss, but she turns to statute midway through. It's implied that Jamie never got over her.
* In the ''Harvest Moon'' oneshot ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6053875/1/Devotion Devotion]]'', their life expectancy difference is the reason why the Harvest Goddess declines [[spoiler:Claire's]] proposal. This leads [[spoiler:Claire]] to jump into the lake and accidentally drown trying to reach the Goddess.


** Occurred in the backstory between Steven's parents, his father being a normal man and his mother an immortal StarfishAlien. She even explicitly tried to push him away at first because [[DramaticIrony she expected to outlive him]], and didn't want to get in the way of his dreams. And then [[DeathByOriginStory Rose for all intents and purposes died in childbirth]].

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** Occurred in the backstory between Steven's parents, his father being a normal man and his mother an immortal StarfishAlien. She even explicitly tried to push him away at first because [[DramaticIrony she expected to outlive him]], and didn't want to get in the way of his dreams. And then [[DeathByOriginStory Rose for all intents and purposes died in childbirth]].childbirth]] before Greg turned thirty.


** The Harvest Goddess and the Witch Princess, the Kappa from ''More Friends of Mineral Town'', and Keira the [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld century-old]] princess sleeping in the mines in the DS game are perfectly okay with marrying the player character, once the requirements are fulfilled. However, the fact that they are long-lived and will be predeceased by their spouse never comes up in conversation.
** ''Animal Parade'' added the Wizard and the Harvest King, [[DistaffCounterpart male versions]] of the Witch Princess and Harvest Goddess. The difference is that courting the Harvest King has him show reluctance to open to the player character, and actually marrying him leads to several of his lines driving home the fact that he's well-aware of outliving his spouse, explaining his hesitation.

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** The Harvest Goddess and the Witch Princess, the Kappa from ''More ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonBackToNature More Friends of Mineral Town'', Town]]'', and Keira the [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld century-old]] princess sleeping in the mines in the DS game ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonDS DS]]'' games are perfectly okay with marrying the player character, once the requirements are fulfilled. However, the fact that they are long-lived and will be predeceased by their spouse never comes up in conversation.
** ''Animal Parade'' ''[[VideoGame/HarvestMoonAnimalParade Animal Parade]]'' added the Wizard and the Harvest King, [[DistaffCounterpart male versions]] of the Witch Princess and Harvest Goddess. The difference is that courting the Harvest King has him show reluctance to open to the player character, and actually marrying him leads to several of his lines driving home the fact that he's well-aware of outliving his spouse, explaining his hesitation.



** ''Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns'' adds Inari, a fox-deity that the player can court. As fascinated by humans Inari proves to be, they become rather distraught upon realizing that they are falling for the player character, and that said player character is falling in love with them. Mostly because Inari, already [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld a few centuries old]], knows that they will outlive the player character, ''and'' is aware how their guardian duties would keep the two from being able to be able to live together like normal couples.

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** ''Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns'' ''VideoGame/StoryOfSeasonsTrioOfTowns'' adds Inari, a fox-deity that the player can court. As fascinated by humans Inari proves to be, they become rather distraught upon realizing that they are falling for the player character, and that said player character is falling in love with them. Mostly because Inari, already [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld a few centuries old]], knows that they will outlive the player character, ''and'' is aware how their guardian duties would keep the two from being able to be able to live together like normal couples.


IHateYouVampireDad may be the result. MayDecemberRomance is the more mundane version without the [[WeAreAsMayflies mayflies]]. Compare ReincarnationRomance. Contrast EternalLove, where both partners are immortal or at least long-lived.
See MayflyDecemberFriendship for the platonic equivalent.

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IHateYouVampireDad may be the result.Subtrope of AgeGapRomance. MayDecemberRomance is the more mundane version without the [[WeAreAsMayflies mayflies]]. Compare ReincarnationRomance. Contrast EternalLove, where both partners are immortal or at least long-lived.
See MayflyDecemberFriendship for the platonic equivalent.
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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "Last Supper", an immortal 20-something woman who was born in the High Middle Ages has RescueSex with the man who saved her from [[TheyWouldCutYouUp being experimented on]]. She unexpectedly returns 20 years later when [[LoveFatherLoveSon she's involved with the man's son]], forcing her to explain her condition.

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "Last Supper", "[[Recap/TheOuterLimits1995S3E4LastSupper Last Supper]]", an immortal 20-something woman who was born in the High Middle Ages TheHighMiddleAges has RescueSex with the man who saved her from [[TheyWouldCutYouUp being experimented on]]. She unexpectedly returns 20 years later when [[LoveFatherLoveSon she's involved with the man's son]], forcing her to explain her condition.


* Lisa from ''Series/BeyondTheWalls'' is a woman of around 30 years, living in the 2000s. She falls in love with Julien, who served in World War one and has been trapped in the House ever since. [[spoiler: At the end of the story, when the House returns him back to his time, they are separated, with him writing a book about his life to her. He is well in his 70s when she is born, wich he laments]].

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* Lisa from ''Series/BeyondTheWalls'' is a woman of around 30 years, living in the 2000s. She falls in love with Julien, who served in World War one and has been trapped in the House ever since. [[spoiler: At the end of the story, when the House returns him back to his time, they are separated, with him writing a book about his life to her. He is well in his 70s when she is born, wich which he laments]].


* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' discusses the trope on a child to parent relationship instead of romance in the PlayableEpilogue if you get the GoldenEnding. [[spoiler: Gerson tells Frisk that even if Toriel and Asgore adopted him, they would certainly outlive Frisk since Toriel and Asgore are boss monsters and cannot age if they don't have children of their own. The trope can be played straight if you choose to have Frisk live with Toriel as her adopted child or avert the trope by having Frisk go on their own adventures while keeping in touch with Toriel and the others.]]

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' discusses the trope on a child to parent relationship instead of romance in the PlayableEpilogue if you get the GoldenEnding. [[spoiler: Gerson tells Frisk that even if Toriel and Asgore adopted him, them, they would certainly outlive Frisk since Toriel and Asgore are boss monsters and cannot age if they don't have children of their own. The trope can be played straight if you choose to have Frisk live with Toriel as her adopted child or avert the trope by having Frisk go on their own adventures while keeping in touch with Toriel and the others.]]


* The main pairing in ''Literature/TheCrocodileGod'' focuses on the ReincarnationRomance between Mirasol, a Filipino woman, and the Tagalog sea-god Haik of the title.

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* The main pairing in ''Literature/TheCrocodileGod'' focuses on the ReincarnationRomance between Mirasol, a Filipino woman, and the Tagalog sea-god Haik of the title. Their relationship started out fine, but [[DeathOfTheOldGods the Spanish conquest of the Philippines]] threw a wrench in it that's been going for centuries.

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