Dating someone with less intelligence
"After dating a know-it-all-type, another 29-year-old woman needed a reprieve from conversations that were always mind-numbingly specific and intense—and left her feeling exhausted.
"My ex was so smart that he made me feel dumb," she says.
If you have no meeting of the minds, it can be tough navigating life's little curveballs together, unless there is one mutually agreed-upon dominant partner who makes the decisions, eliminating the need for debate over every major event.
Intelligence and success are very attractive to most. "But he's not that smart," my friend admits, "and that might just be a deal-breaker."She's a hard-news reporter and Web producer who craves intellectual stimulus outside of her job.