It often surprises people when I tell them that I don’t try and get laid when I’m between relationships. Popular opinion would say that all men are constantly trying to get into a woman’s pants, any woman’s pants. I can’t vouch for all men, but that certainly isn’t the case for me. Anymore, at least.
Why not? Because of nights like this one:
Last year I was going through a dry spell, but worse than that I was really bored.
One night I get a message on one of the dating sites from an attractive older lady. A lot older. She was actually only a few years younger than my Mom. I don’t mind an age gap but this was practically a generational gap. Normally that would be an instant disqualification for me… but I was bored and she had a nice profile. She seemed like a genuine person and was interested in me, big points in her favor. We’ll call her Christine.
Christine was looking for a serious to long term relationship, or at least that’s what she had listed on her profile. I was still recently divorced and not looking for anything long term at all.
But… I was bored so I wrote her back. She wanted to meet up for drinks that Friday night. Continue reading