If there are children in the room as you read this, please shoo them away, because what follows is an intensely personal revelation on an issue they may not be old enough to understand.
In the interest of journalistic transparency, here is my confession: I am a sapiosexual.
How do I know? Because this new word, now being added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, defines someone who is romantically attracted to intelligent people.
So this explains why, many years ago while dating a woman who had earned several college degrees, I asked her to marry me (she was cute, too).
We won’t discuss whether her response reflected intelligence, but she said yes.
Back then, there may not have been a word for this brand of ardor, but times change and so does language – that’s why the Merriam-Webster folks recently…