Dating an older phd

28 Feb

The most prized man in those days was strong and healthy, faithful, had a cave in a safe neighborhood, could protect her if needed and was great at hunting and gathering.

Cave woman wanted to be safe, have healthy children and plenty to eat. Things haven't changed much, except for now we also throw love and personality into the equation. A mutual decision for him to stay home with the kids is OK, but there's no bigger turn-off than a man who is unwilling to be a provider.

And if popular culture is to be believed, Valentine's Day causes problems for men.

TV shows, comic strips and jokes show men desperately trying to find the right gift for their partners -- and sometimes woefully missing the mark.

Your mechanic might be one, or a farmer who lives down the road or one of those men having a beer at the veteran's club. These guys look tough -- they might be 75, but you wouldn't enjoy being in a fist fight with one of them.

They've spent their lives working hard at physically demanding jobs, and they don't say a lot more than needs to be said.

Going back over the data, I distilled three things that old guys would like to pass on to young guys.

Throwbacks haven't honed their brain - literally - they haven't maximized their human potential. He is extremely intelligent and genuinely interested in my research work, and I like hearing wild stories from the club he works at.He challenges my ideas and experiments in ways that are interesting and helpful, since they’re not coming from within the academic culture.I moved here from overseas, and it's hard starting from scratch to build up a network of friends.Like you I joined a few uni societies to meet people but mostly they are undergrads.