Free advice from a happily married dating coach: he must TOLERATE your dogs. And he must TOLERATE how long it takes you to get ready.And you must TOLERATE how he only listens to half of what you tell him.It seems they are the only ones messaging me and they have other good qualities so I don’t know if I’m wasting my time or not if I go out with them.
Alas, most of us don’t want to come in second to a video game or a cat. I’m not here to tell you passionate hobbyists to immediately cease all activities outside your marriage. Just don’t lose sight of the fact that every second you spend apart is a second you could be spending together.
What she doesn’t have is much quality time with her partner.
So yes, Mandy, I hijacked your question to say something I’ve wanted to say for 14 years.
The people who insist that others share their hobbies eliminate most of the population, but worse, they don’t realize the damage they do to their patient partners. Journal even wrote about this years ago in an article called “The Plight of the Training Widow,” a term coined to describe the woman whose alpha husband works hard and plays hard, waking up at 5am and going to sleep at pm, leaving her effectively widowed.
She may have a ring on her finger and a roof over her head.