dowu wrote: Redfactor wrote:
dowu wrote:You guys sound old. That's the difference.
Disclaimer, I have been in a relationship for 3 years. I'm about 70-80 percent happy.
Ha at them sounding old! They sound like adults - not kids.
The difference is that you sound like you should be single.
Okay, so they're old adults.
27 years since first date? That puts this person at least over 43. Just for reference, my mom is 43.
Yeah, that's about right. And I'll admit that in the context of this board, I'm old. I don't have a problem with that, because I don't view being old(er) as a character flaw; it's just a natural byproduct of not dying.
Likewise, I don't think there's anything wrong with your attitude toward marriage; I didn't feel the same way about it (or a lot of things) when I was half the age I am now. I think that's natural too.
ETA: I'm not saying that my current attitudes are somehow "better" or "more enlightened" than those that my younger self held; they're just different.