You could do a lot worse than Denton.
At first she had been infatuated with Denton, but in the last year she had learned a lot about him.
You're beginning to sound like Denton.
Dad, the only thing Denton and I have in common is that we're both Homo Sapiens.
If Denton hadn't come along, would she still be blissfully letting her father run her life?