Dating six months relationship
Once a month, we spoiled ourselves at a magnificent restaurant, ordering to our hearts’ content. I couldn’t decide what was more satisfying, the conversation or the cuisine.
And we always booked a hotel room to continue our hedonist tendencies into the early morning.
The Then, another dream of mine came true in the form of a job 11,000 miles away in Portugal.
When I told Dottie and Steve about this opportunity and how important it was to me, they smiled through tears and congratulated me, although they knew exactly what my taking the job meant.
We had connected on such a real level messaging online that when it was time to test our chemistry live and in person, it’s no surprise we fell for one another. I suspect everyone in the bar was both curious about and envious of our connection.
This is according to a longitudinal study by Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld who tracked more than 3,000 people, married and unmarried straight and gay couples since 2009 to find out what happens to relationships over time.