We all have our issues and cope with life differently.
Sometimes I think the “normal” people are just people you don’t know well enough yet. We talked about relationships with parents, and how many girls have “daddy issues.” I don’t have dad issues. My parents married at a young age, and have a successful marriage. However, neither Jessie or I would have talked about this stuff so soon without having the therapist as a soundboard. I spent five years seeing a therapist, so this isn’t strange to me.
We discussed Tim’s relationship patterns, and how he’s in a constant cycle between three women.
He breaks off relationships before they get too serious to avoid the risk of abandonment.
In Nyerup's time, archaeologists could date the past only by using recorded histories, which in Europe were based mainly on the Egyptian calendar.
He’s been a great friend, and I know he’s a very kind person.
The person who wrote these words lived in the 1800s, many years before archaeologists could accurately date materials from archaeological sites using scientific methods.
Rasmus Nyerup's quote reminds us of the tremendous scientific advances which have taken place in the 20th century.
Jehovah’s Witnesses view dating, not as recreation, but as a form of courtship, a serious step toward marriage.
It seems to me his dating style could result from this.