The good news is that the details are all about you, and since you've been hanging out with yourself all these years, it should be simple. Need some help in getting to the heart of the matter? If you get a new mountain bike, suggest a ride as a date idea. ), a single strand of Mardi Gras beads, a SAE pledge paddle... a photo of me and my dad fishing when I was 8, a rack of four rods that he left me when he passed away, and a baseball mitt signed by Mickey Mantle (Dad was from New York)..into the living room... Chili Peppers, Kid Rock, Eminem and some 70's classic rock that I sing out loud to in my car (but only by myself)...a few books that I'm currently juggling (I was the rare English/Finance major)... Maybe a bottle of pinot grigio, maybe a little bit of kissing, and then, well, we'll let you decide the rest...Notice that they're fun, conversational and chock-full of very specific details -- both little day-to-day things and the big picture ideals. Respect is huge - because if you don't respect someone, you're gonna try and change them - and if you're trying to change someone, you shouldn't be in a relationship with them.If I'm in love with you and you're in love with me, we both feel like the luckiest people in the world. I've been with all types and at the end of the day, only one question remains: Will I care what this woman has to say to me over dinner eight years from now? Common interests help, but respect and admiration are more important.
Listen, we all know that nothing's "perfect," but if a relationship is to have legs, the trust needs to be there, the want has to be greater than the need, the laughter must be constant and the sex should be mind blowing. What I've learned from my past relationships She's always right. I kick your ass on a triple word score (Now, ideally, you'd win once in awhile for competitive balance, but today I feel like winning, okay?
Except when she's wrong, in which case, no answer is the best answer. Scott Fitzgerald might have said that there are no second acts in American life, but that's because he never met me. You do the dishes that I left in the sink because you want to. ) We finally get out of the house and go antiquing for me. We come home, order in Chinese and watch 60 Minutes and the only thing we disagreed about the entire day is Mike Wallace's age.
Now, after 20 years in business, I'm starting to think I want to learn more about bio again.
I'm more aesthete than athlete, more Felix than Oscar, more ego than id. I treat women like gold, I don't play games and I've never cheated on anyone in my life.
I'm financially stable and love life, so I do get out and enjoy the finer things - a Caribbean cruise, an original Miro painting, season tickets at the Met - but those things, while enjoyable, are entirely secondary to my family. A warm hug, a kiss on the cheek and the anticipation of knowing that there's a lot more in store for us in the future makes it a perfect first date. My perception of an ideal relationship I wake up before you (of course, I wake up before roosters do). I make eggs and toast and fresh squeezed orange juice because I want to. Also, you should always trust your gut and never, ever go to bed mad. It's what I do by day to keep me from selling drugs or betting on the ponies. I like watching PBS documentaries (anything by Ken Burns: The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz), but I still play poker with the same three guys for the past 18 years. It doesn't mean you should discard them if there's no love connection.