Well done, Nina. And alas, it’s not a Millennial or 20-something thing; I went through this with a fellow Boomer in my 30s. She wanted to avoid the “inevitable” collapse of a relationship by not having it be a Relationship, and certainly we would not be Dating. My wife still teases me about my not-girlfriend whom I was not-dating before I met her.

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