Cons of dating someone older
Thankfully, she was very patient and gracious with me.
To this day, I still recoil at the thought of debating someone, which is too bad for my husband because he loves to debate! A related effect of not having to disagree with anyone was ignorance of perspectives outside of my own.
Having no one to fight with while I was growing up meant that I had a lot of catching up to do when I hit my adult years.
My first roommate bore the brunt of this learning curve for me.
It was not until I had my own child that I could finally feel less awkward playing with kids. The flip side of being independent was that I tried to do everything by myself.
It also meant that I had to entertain myself and find ways to occupy myself. ” But maybe it was just that I learned how to sit still and not run around that made me appear more mature. As I grew older, I realized that one of the downsides to having no siblings was that I had all the responsibility for my parents as they grew older.
Do you really want to come out from his apartment smelling like burnt rope? Stoners deny the side effects, but you'll have to deal with them anyway.
Pot proponents often argue that marijuana is healthier than alcohol and nicotine since it's all natural and supposedly non-addictive. They're amusing at first, but they get old if they're the only funny thing you can talk about.
Potheads were like Harold & Kumar, Bob Marley and Willie Nelson: fun, but not someone you could take seriously. In the end, I stopped caring since there was a lot more to him than just his past with pot.
After getting to know him, however, I realized that there are a lot drug habits worse than using marijuana recreationally, especially if it he'd already renounced his habit. Heck, I'd even date a casual pot user again...maybe.