Brigitte Trogneux met Emmanuel Macron when he was 15 and she was his year-old drama teacher, already married with three kids. I could feel my face imitating a tomato whenever he looked at me. We make each other better. We dance together, goof around and laugh hysterically, cry together during sad scenes in movies, and baby talk to our two dogs, with whom we are both grossly obsessed.
Some people struggle with the idea that many women have begun dating younger men. That day I found out his name: Austin. They were able to see things in me that I could not see in myself.