Thankfully, a lot of us are smart enough to not buy into this nonsense.A new survey says 79 percent of us take the “why wait?
Finally, Watters concludes with a reminder that God will never forsake OP.
This whole article had a giant neon WTFWTFWTF light scrolling above my head. Unless substantial portions of OP’s original letter were edited out, there is nothing in OP’s letter that indicates either OP’s crush being out of place, or that age is an actual issue.
Two, if you act like you’re not interested, guess what? To be fair, some of their rules on how to date a man are fair enough: We like their “No contact after midnight” rule, because, well, those are booty call hours.
Guys may well assume you’re not interested, and they’ll move on to someone who makes no mistake that they like him back. If you’re looking for a hookup, by all means–but if you want him to date you, it’s probably a good idea to wait til the AM to respond.
According to the reader, she had a crush on this guy for three years and has never dated anyone before.
Oldie finally asked OP out after getting the green light from other adults at church.
It doesn’t sound like a really solid foundation, does it?
In the latest “Boundless Answers,” a 21-year-old female reader asks for advice about her current dating relationship with a 33-year-old man.
Yet Watters assumes that it is wrong for a young girl to have a crush on an older guy, and then, when that guy has been vetted, approved, and encouraged BY THE ADULTS IN THE CHURCH to pursue OP, who is now a legal adult, that the age gap is cause for added “caution and concern” – even though OP states that she has been praying all along to have a guy very like Oldie!
Then, to make sure that no one can dispute her reasoning, Watters uses the old “listen to your conscience” escape hatch.
OP, if you are out there and you happen to stumble across this blog, please listen: there is nothing wrong with you.