Sarah Schöpp was 17 years old when she met the then-46-year-old actor and model Michael Hoch from Duisburg in 2016.
She stood and served drinks at a theatre, where he was to prepare a piece.
Sarah Schöpp and Michael Hoch met much resistance in the beginning of their relationship. Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
The day was the all the time to encounter each other, and when he saw her stand and serve drinks at the bar, was he with his own words, drawn to her smile and her shy personality.
Michael Hoch was completely sold when he saw Sarah Schöpps smile and shy personality. Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
The now 20-year-old Sarah Schöpp and Michael Hoch, 49, says now in an interview with MediaDrumWorld about their relationship, as they have had for each other the last three years, since they met each other at the theater. They would like to open up about the prejudices and challenges they have faced because of their age difference of 29 years.
After the first meeting took Michael Hoch the 17-year-old Sarah Schöpp on Facebook and sent her a message. She saw the message, but was initially hesitant about his advances, because there was such a large age difference between them. So she told him that she would rather just be friends.
Michael and Sarah, together with two of their friends. Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
But after having known each other for a month and talked every day at the theatre, where they both worked, they decided anyway to become lovers.
In the beginning it was allersværeste that Sarah looks much younger than she is and was also very reserved in the beginning, says Michael Hoch to MediaDrumWorld.
He tells that sarah's family in the beginning was quite shocked at her choice of boyfriend, but since then, he has been embraced as a part of the family.
Sarah Schöpp still working at the theatre, where she met her boyfriend three years ago. But for Michael Hochs he stopped his appointment, soon after he had found along with the then-17-year-old girl. According to him, it happened, because his boss could not like the idea of their relationship.
Michael and Sarah get a dessert. When the pair is at the café and other places in public, are often to people staring at them. Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
- I was in the middle of the last tests for a new piece. Two weeks before the premiere called the director me into the office and cut off the samples to confront me. He and his friend still had a good relationship with Sarah, and they feared that I was not good for her, says Michael Hoch.
- in Front of the entire congregation I packed my my things without a word and drove home without saying goodbye to my actor-colleagues.
Besides being an actor is the German Michael Hoch also model. Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
He tells that it was hard for Sarah as he had said to her job. She had a bad conscience and did not know how she should behave towards his colleagues. But in spite of the work she still the same place today.
today, focuses Sarah Schöpp and Michael Hoch on to live in the moment. And so considering they are to get a common dog.
Even after three years as lovers, they still check in between some unpleasant experiences because of the big age difference.
Photo: MDWfeatures / Michael Hoch
- When we are out, for example, when we sit at a café, stare people often in the us. We have also been mugged once, because there was a man who didn't like that I went hand in hand with a younger woman, says Michael Hoch, and explains further about the scary episode:
He held on to sarah's arm and asked to see her ID. Fortunately we could handle the situation, but it was very scary.
today, the couple has learned to ignore the hate, they sometimes encounter in public. In addition, they are a part, together with the other couples, who are in the same situation as them.
- Love knows no boundaries, regardless of whether you are young or old, how to look, where you come from, or what lifestyle you have. Listen to your heart. What matters, is what the heart says, and that both parties are happy, says Michael Hoch to MediaDrumWorld.