He became a good news source, but who knew it was more than news he wanted to share? At age 58, Bob Morgenthau was some three decades older than I was, and back in the 1970s, May-December marriages between professionals were about as popular as Cambodian root canal. Mercifully, when he read my story, he concluded I was the latter. Rather than asking him or her such questions directly, lay low and gather your information over time. If you answer these questions honestly, you’ll have gobs of good information as you try to determine whether a long-term relationship with the older individual could work well. Only my dad, a mere six years older than my husband, was cheerful about Bob's proposal. We felt like Romeo and Juliet—albeit a hoarier version—for, in the face of universal resistance, we fell even more hopelessly in love. I wore it while interviewing Bob for a story about the fall of the Nixon administration, which had forced him out as U. And because I had asked so many questions, he thought I was either the dumbest or the smartest reporter he had ever met.
When my husband announced he was marrying me, his cousin asked him to see a psychiatrist. His four children, two dogs, and one cat turned up their noses at the very sight of us. I looked up at Bob, and he was smiling too, but not at Jackie O.
Assess Your Respective Sexualities Though I find that most people overemphasize the importance of sex and sexual attraction, intimacy is a factor worth considering.
You’re not going to a get a true picture about someone’s lifestyle in a month; give yourself a few months of dating to make sure that you’ve seen him or her in as many real-life situations as possible.
The night before I was to finally leave the city, Bob called and convinced me to go to a fancy party.
I, somewhat of a hippie,was living with a draft resister from the Vietnam War—who liked to answer the phone. Then Bob was elected New York district attorney while I was on a trip to the Colorado mountains with the draft resister, scouting out a place to live and write my novel.
(It will never be exactly the same for two different people.) Assess Your Proclivity for Indulgences While many behaviors in the extreme form represent a problem or even an addiction, some of those same behaviors can be harmless if not taken to the extreme.