All of your previous relationships have failed. Okay, so we're here again, examining the wreckage of our last relationship. (This is not my present moment, this is a reflection on…
Could I STFU about my burgeoning relationship right now? Could I write about all the other stuff? Are parenting, co-parenting, depression, and all the assorted topics enough?
Okay, if you are a follower/fan/reader and you are paying attention, you will notice that a lot has shifted in my life. And a lot more is going to shift…
Live some life together, out of the bedroom, and see how the relationship part of the partnership goes. It will become obvious if there are lifestyle or emotional differences. And when you keep the raging hormones at bay you can see this person without the rose-colored glasses.
So let's aspire to good sex, but let's put our private parts on hold for a moment while we get some clarity on what an actual relationship might look like with this person. We can't spend more than 1% of our time together in bed.
How do you self-regulate when you are dating? When things start going REALLY WELL, how do you moderate yourself? If you're a super-sensual person, is it harder for you to say "no" to the intoxicating high of sex and the love hormones?
The last thing I want is to be crafting new dating profiles in six months or two years. I really deserve a relationship that is based on fundamental compatibility, shared lifestyles and life goals and has the potential to last the rest of my life.
In the final settlement, I got something called the Standard Possession Order, which amounts to a split of time that works out to 30% for the dad, 70% for the mom. I was losing 2/3 of my time with you and your brother. My biggest fear was coming true.