I think that’s part of the reason we’ve come to expect our spouse to fulfill all of these roles—best friend, activity partner, co-parent, financial equal. We need to learn to use our village more, and let our spouse be our spouse.
I said to them, "People of my generation spend a lot of time talking about The One. " And Betty looked like she just wanted to slap me, frankly. You find the person with whom you can make a life and be happy.
However, when it comes to dating, it’s not always cool to ask your parents.