I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her I'd also be marrying her former life her past. It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything - but it's not for me. It would destroy my creativity.
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.
Tell the truth work hard and come to dinner on time.