Dating a nice guy

(I know how that sounds: I cringe now just typing it.) But at the time, to us, it wasn't weird or taboo as much as this epic, forbidden romance. Before long we were all hanging out together, driving around in his car: T and me in the front, my friend and her boyfriend in the back. What I do remember is sitting on a couch with T., him putting on a Elton John song and telling me, in words I can't recall specifically, that he wanted to be my boyfriend. I just recall being almost to my house, when I told T. I could see my house now, coming up ahead."We need to discuss this," he said. Like me and Sydney, she will most likely yearn for attention at one point or another. But how can I teach her that it is just as OK to need that scrutiny to stop?

While they made out, we made conversation, thrown together in the awkwardness of nearby coupledom.

That individual likes himself; she isn’t too critical of herself; and he accepts himself as-is and works on the parts of his personality or his […] Read more Hi there, If this is the fall where you can’t quite seem to get excited about the idea of new beginnings, I’m writing this to you.

Don’t tread lightly when it comes to the idea of a relationship.

You can be as picky as you want, and I discourage you from ever just settling.

Our dates were lively and fun, and he was really cute.

It had been ages since I’d felt that way about anyone, and I was so happy and relieved.

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