Originally Posted by dah328
Perhaps not, but it calls into question your willingness to weather the difficult times in the former if you are unwilling to make the public commitment of the latter.
I don't see why. You can be very public about your relationship and very committed without using that extraordinary social and legal contract. I've never been married but I have had two very committed relationships, I even wore a ring.
Originally Posted by Fabienne
Long time no see, Fabienne, hello there!
Originally Posted by Piobaire
There's more no doubt, and I'm not sure which Caesar you're referring to.
Which Caesar? What are you talking about?
If I recall correctly, it's Suetonius who relates the very famous anecdote. Caesar was a rich spoiled brat, with a starting political carreer as anybody in his social circles would have, but nothing extraordinary. While traveling he encountered a statue of Alexander the Great and thought to himself "At my age (33) that man had already conquered the world, what have I done?". It was his epiphany.
But it seems to hold, that by and large, that moment when lightening strikes for the first time, tends to happen prior to 30.
Possibly, I have no clue, but the chance to quote the famous anecdote was too good to pass.