In college I studied Computer Science and forgot how to talk to women. As the only straight woman within reach, I soon became the de facto dating consultant for my male friends, despite my waning expertise. But what I soon realized was that sometimes the best way to date is to go off script. We had more important things to worry about, like the alarming decay rate of our attractiveness. If we graduated without a future husband in tow, the men in our class would forgo us for younger, dumber women.
I am twenty-two years old almost twenty-three and I am happily in a relationship with someone who is forty-three years old, pushing forty-four. He treats me well, he has the up-most respect and he is a loving person who cares for anything in this world. However, I have gotten criticized because of the age difference. I have been told that he is old enough to be my father. I do love him very much; he is the nicest person to me. I do get a lot of backlash for it. People have told me, "Wow, he is too old.