We’ve now been dating for six months, and the same lightheartedness and ease transcends all aspects of our relationship, while previous ones at times seemed more competitive than compassionate.
It wasn’t just the pickup that was atypical — this security guy was also not my typical love interest.
I didn’t think that I’d be open to dating someone with less education, but I’ve found my compatible, marriage-minded partner in Greg.
Some of the lessons are obvious, and some might not sink in until much later, kind of like college.
(And trust me on this, dear Go Overseas-er, I speak from my own experience with my Australian partner!
), which is just as important and relevant to world events as our own.
Similarly, they might have a different perspective on the same event.
The bold act was out of character for me, and I second-guessed it immediately.
He must’ve sensed my internal struggle and asked me to text him, so that he could have my phone number. It was simply, “This is Seleana.”Within four minutes from my initial text, I received a response: “Your smile made my ‘morning.’ ” I laughed and made the decision to get to know Greg.
There are a few subjects you can expect to master: I’m embarrassed to admit that it wasn’t until I started traveling that I realized just how US-centric my knowledge of world events is.
If America was directly involved, I’d heard about it. Turns out every country has their own history (surprise, surprise!
The men I previously dated tended to have graduate degrees and hold prominent positions, one with a senior-level position at the Department of Defense, one a Harvard-graduate psychiatrist and another a Harvard-graduate education administrator.
Greg holds an associate degree, and I hold a master’s.
As I drove up to the garage of the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington for an evening event, I locked eyes with a handsome security guard. This gave me the gumption to inquire about his relationship status and ask for his phone number.