CG, GS, the fact that we have both changed so much over the years makes it a relationship which is so very different from what it was. As I said, we endure, and get on in a sort of companionable, working fashion.
I wonder how many couples try desperately hard to please each other, by doing things together,in the early days, when in reality, one or the other, may not really like a certain thing, but goes along with the others wishes at the time?
I have always liked dancing, and initially I thought she was also a fan. Years later it transpired, she really disliked dancing, but had never told me that fact previously.
I'm a homing pigeon, whereas she has the wanderlust to travel. We did plenty together in the earlier years of our relationship, but now I prefer to stay at home, whereas she still wants to roam. So, I just accept she travels sometimes with her mum, and I do my thing at home. Suits, in a matter of fact way.
As I said earlier, we endure, but the romantic, need to be together factor, has evaporated really, but we have both accepted our differences, and are content with it being thus. I'm a bit of a romantic, whereas she is not
: No real problems, but how people change with the passage of time is most remarkable? To me, anyway.