I see. I'm glad you have heard good things! This idea of dimensions and changes is extremely foreign; you must allow it's not a usual thing. Nonetheless, I am glad I asked of you; I have seen it that sometimes what a lady thinks is different than what a gentleman thinks about a relationship.
I am told ladies are much more forward than I am used to - the last year I remember is 1499. To be honest, I find it refreshing. I would not be rude to a lady intentionally, but to be able to do more than speak of the weather and the latest fashions of Milano is refreshingly liberating.