Welcome to my weekly series, A Thought for Every Thursday.
Every Thursday I’ll pose a question (or several) regarding a specific current event, a modern moral issue, or a philosophical conundrum. Instead of answering it myself, I’ll look to you for the resolution.
It’s all in good fun.
Here we go…
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I’ve been thinking…
As pretty much the worst person in relationships on the planet, it’s only natural I wrote a book about being single.
The idea being: you write what you know about.
So this week I thought we’d get a little relationship-ish.
And throw out some questions about dating life.
I call these questions Grassroots, Groceries, and Guilt…
Which of the following do you think offers you the best chance of meeting someone amazing and firing up a long-term relationship with them?
Finding someone in a bar
Being introduced to someone via a mutual friend
Linking up with a new person using a traditional online dating site
Swiping someone right on Tinder
A blind date
You’re dating someone new. You’re definitely feeling a connection.
Aside from the initial attraction, choose two of the following traits you really, really want them to have:
They’re super financially responsible
They’re great with kids
They’re amazing in bed
They’ve got a fantastic sense of humor
They’re really good at domestic stuff (chores, cleaning, etc.)
They’ve got a commitment to staying physically fit
They’re passionate about something you care a lot about
The internet makes it oh so easy to cheat.
That is…depending on how you define cheating.
Let’s say you’ve been dating someone for three months. You’re steady, but not in love. Yet.
Would any of the following make you feel guilty?
You watch porn without them
You spend a lot of time chatting up cuties on social media
You never mention him/her on any of the sites you frequent
You swap sexy selfies with someone you meet on the internet
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Past A Thought for Every Thursday entries are right here.
If you like these kinds of questions, try these on for size.
If you prefer something gentler, go here.
See you next Thursday!
J Edward Neill