Dating someone on the same floor
This can stress them out and make them disregard your needs in the process.
Try to understand that they feel they need to prove themselves more because they assume that it is expected of them.
It’s human nature when a person competes with the people around them.
In a relationship, this is doubly so because a person will want to be on the same level as their partner.
It’s like having a human Google search bar at the breakfast table.
If you and your partner are both on the same level intellectually, I guess the comparison will be based solely on who knows more than the other.
How do you know if your partner is smarter than you? You have to go through rigorous standardized tests and get checked by credible psychologists in order to validate the level of your IQ.
Knowing a person well enough helps in determining whether they are smart or not as well.
Confused over whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing?
Learn the highs and lows of dating someone with an SAT score higher than yours, and ask yourself what you’d prefer yourself.
Some smart people can be overconfident, stubborn and self-righteous. If they think you can do better, they will almost always do everything in their power to “motivate” you.