This is a thing that happens, right? Please tell me your success stories!

I figure that I was mostly fully formed by the time I was 25 and all the important stuff was there (values, life trajectory, etc.). He's smart and funny and seems to have a grownup life (real job, apartment, car, health insurance) I'm gonna think of him as an investment: I'll get in on the ground floor and then watch my stock value go up, up, up!