In fact, I’d rather gouge my eyes out with a plastic spoon than have “the talk,” but sometimes, it just can’t be avoided.
Anyway, Marshall led the conversation by asking what I wanted.
Now, I’m not saying anyone should or shouldn’t put out before marriage, I’m just saying I would find it a little creepy to date a 30 year old virgin. Down the road, if we find ourselves in a happy, healthy, and committed relationship, we may opt to have more children, but we’re not desperate to make it happen today. We’re typically nurturing and our bathrooms are fully stocked with character band-aids. It can be quite an undertaking for us to clear our schedule and arrange for a sitter. Single motherhood has a way of beating the selfishness right out of you. I think the following quote from Jerry Maguire between Jerry and Ray (Dorothy’s son) says it all: Ray: “D’you know that the human head weights 8 pounds?
Regardless of age, putting Sponge Bob on a boo-boo always makes it better. As such, when we’re with you, we’re REALLY WITH YOU. As such, we’re generally better, kinder people as a result. ” Jerry: “Did you know that Troy Aikman, in only six years, has passed for 16,303 yards?
Please note that this conversation takes place after Jerry has already played the piano with Dorothy. But a real man wouldn’t shoplift the pootie from a single mom.” Jerry: “I didn’t shoplift the pootie.” [Rod gives Jerry a long, knowing look.] Jerry: “All right.
What I found interesting about his response is that the very first thing out of his mouth was, “Kat, I’ve never dated a single mother before.
I feel like I need to be more responsible with you.
I think I should take things slowly with you.” Notice his response had very little to do with me as a person, but a lot to do with my status as a parent.
Once, yeah, it seemed normal, but it was just a phase, a college thing, like torn levi’s or law school for you. There is no real loyalty, and the first person who taught me that was you. She ends up breaking off the relationship with jerry.
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Like I said before, I truly believe Marshall is a decent guy, so I don’t think it was a complete cop-out.