I have moved into the bedroom too quickly the last two times out. Both relationships taught me huge valuable lessons. And both relationships fulfilled some emptiness I was carrying around when we got together.
So with that, even for a week, I am — in theory — off the market, off eHarmony, off the matching of match.com. Because all that “dating” crap is really distracting when what you really want is a friend, not a date.
It's the little things that signal to another person how much you care about them. Sure the big things are more important, but it's the little things that get you there.
But I'm curious, for a population in their 40s - 50s, with "families" already established if the sexual drive is more similar in men and women? Do we both enjoy the sexual thoughts that come from people watching? Aren't we essentially doing the same thing? Asking that tried and true question of our inexperienced, and pre-family youth, "Would ya do them?"
Long-term monogamy takes work. It takes a willingness in both partners to work on keeping things open, honest, and a bit spicy. When one partner begins to check-out or begins denying the flow between you, there is very little a solo-enthusiast can do to reconnect the lust. Perhaps it is like a faucet. At some point, she was turned off by me.
And she's cute as a button. Cute. Fresh. Easy. And she's asking me to kiss her. Um. Except in broad daylight. "It's gonna have to be a night date," she said, half-seriously. She had also let me know after the txt above that we would NOT be kissing in a restaurant or any other type of PDA.
Two dogs meet in the park a. either both tails are wagging b. only one tail is wagging c. neither tail is wagging