What I learnt by dating ‘up’: and why I won’t ever, ever do it again

It’s good to respect your partner. But don’t date someone who won’t respect you

Madelaine Lucy Hanson
5 min readApr 14, 2024

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I’ve just turned 28 and I’m still learning life lessons, even today, even this week, even this month. Before, I’d have been really embarrassed to talk about what I had got wrong, what I had failed at, and what my insecurities were, but now…

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Madelaine Lucy Hanson

27 year old with an awful lot to say about everything. Opinions entirely my own. Usually.