Dating someone lower intelligence
Emotional intelligence is integral to a healthy relationship.
Having the capacity to understand, manage and verbally express feelings with your partner is invaluable.
It's time for me to take up a decision; can you give me some advice? Thinking about marriage can get your mind racing with questions about compatibility, including emotional styles.
Many of us, particularly boys and men, are socialized not to express (let alone acknowledge) emotions.
They learn to suppress and avoid the feelings that they judge themselves for having — things like depression, anxiety and rejection. RCC is a psychotherapist, wellness expert, blogger, and lover of sport and satire.
The last guy I dated was by far intellectually superior, and I got used to being more stimulated in that department.
My current guy has very simple views on life and doesn't really take on intellectual challenges. I'm not sure I will be able to respect him in the long term. Aliza Dear Aliza , You're not being petty to want to connect to the man you are dating on an intellectual level.