100 Pick Up Lines That Don’t Work

Pick ups lines don’t work, and no matter how hard we try to drill that into your head, we still get requests every week for the magic line. Below is a list of 100 of the best pick up lines I’ve come across. If they work for you, consider yourself lucky, but they can be good for a laugh or two if the situation warrants their use.

 

  1. Is that the sun coming up or is that just you lightening up my world

2. Let’s make like fabric softener and snuggle.

3.Is your last name Gillette because you’re the best a man can get.

4.Do you have a boyfriend?Are you taking applications?

5.That outfit is horrible take it off right now.

6.You see my friend over there?He wants to know if you think I’m cute.

7.Are you a Pentecostal because I want to speak in tongues with you.

8.Baby I’m like Taco Bell, I’ll spice up your night.

9.Excuse me can you step into the light over here.Why?So I can check you out.

10.Someone pass the tartar sauce because you’re quite a catch.

11.Damn Sugar slow down! I’m diabetic!

12.You’re so hot you’re making my beer warm.

13.If you were a pill I’d overdose.

14.Give the girl your hand and say, “Will you hold onto this for me while I take a walk?”

15.Are you a fisherman because you got me hooked.

16.Are you an alien because that ass is out of this world.

17.You look like my first wife.Her: “How many wives have you had?” You: None yet.

18.If looks could kill you would be a weapon of mass destruction.

19.Baby whatever you’re serving you better give me double.

20.I bet my tongue can beat up your tongue.

21.You smell, let’s go take a shower.

22.Do you drink a lot of Snapple because you look like you’re made from the best stuff on earth.

23.Are you on America’s most wanted because you’re on the top of my list.

24.I just realized this, but you look just like my next girlfriend.

25.We would go great together like peanut butter and jelly.

26.If you were an Oreo you would be double stuffed.

27.Santa must have come early this year because you were first on my list.

28.Is this the Matrix because I think you’re the One.

29.My phones feeling a little empty, how about I fill it up with your number.

30.Excuse me you dropped this.Her: “What’s that?”You: Conversation let’s pick it up over there.

31.POOF!I’m here what are your other two wishes?

32.Can I be your butter on your bread?

33.Do you have tickets?To the gun show! (Flex your arms)

34.Do you have a piece of tape?Because I’m ripped! (Flex)

35.Have you had a shower lately?You look like a dirty girl.

36.You have an onion butt.It makes me want to cry.

37.I know my calculus, you plus me equals us.

38.Do you have the time? She gives you the current time. No I meant the time to write down my number.

39.They call me Milk because I do a body good.

40.I’m like a power plant, hard to shut down and I can turn you on anytime.

41.They call me Elmo, you can tickle me anytime.

42.I must be a hunter because I just found a fox.

43.Nice you have arms, me too!We should hook up sometime.

44.Do you want a hot dog to go with those buns?

45.I’m the type of guy you can start a family with.

46.You look good enough for me to give my last name to.

47.I got skittles in my mouth, want to taste the rainbow?

48.I love you like a fat kid loves cake.

49.Want to compare tan lines?

50.Girl you’re my honey on my bunches of oats.

51.What’s that on you butt?My eyes.

52.If I had a dollar for every girl I’ve seen as hot as you, I’d have one dollar.

53.You better change the lock, because I’m the key to your heart.

54.If you were a meat market, you would be the prime rib.

55.Are you a zoo because you bring the animal out in me.

56.Hey officer give me a ticket because I’m in your restricted area.

57.Your beauty blinded me, I’m going to need your name and number for insurance reasons.

58.If you were words on a page you would be the fine print.

59.You make me melt like hot fudge on a sundae.

60.Are you a parking ticket?You got fine written all over you.

61.I make more money then you can spend.

62.Did you fart because you blew me away.

63.If you were a booger I would pick you first.

64.Hi I’m Mr. Right, someone said you were looking for me.

65.Your eyes are the same color as my Porsche.

66.Do you have any raisins?Ok how about a date then?

67.I think I’m gay, want to prove me wrong?

68.You’re like a prize wining fish, I don’t know if I should eat your or mount you.

69.So, you want to make out?

70.I only have 12 hours to live, don’t let me die a virgin.

71.You must be part ninja because that ass is kicking.

72.Your eyes are a mystery, I’d like to be your detective.

73.Give me three good reasons why I shouldn’t buy you a drink.

74.My love for you is like diarrhea, it never ends.

75.What has 142 teeth and holds back the incredible hulk?My zipper.

76.Let me see your palm, I want to read your future.Write your phone number on her hand.There’s your future.

77.Do you raise chickens for a living, because you sure did raise my cock.

78.I’m just a pirate looking for some booty.

79.Do you want to go behind that rock over there and get a little boulder (bolder).

80.Are you a pitcher because I love the way you throw those curves.

81.They call me coffee because I grind so fine.

82.My mouth hurts, will you kiss it.

83.Want to go halves on a bastard?

84.If I was Peter Pan you would be my happy thought.

85.I really like your peaches, can I shake your tree?

86.Do you mind if I hang out here until it is safe back where I farted?

87.Do you like bacon?Wanna strip?

88.Can you do me a favor?Stay beautiful until next time I see you.

89.I’m like Motel Six, I’ll leave the light on for you.

90.Congratulations, you have been voted the hottest girl here, your prize a date with me!

91.Can I have a band aid?I hurt my knee when I fell for you.

92.I want to be your paramedic; I’m mouth to mouth certified.

93.You’re a piece of eye candy and I have a sweet tooth.

94.I’m not much of a romantic so I’ll get straight to the point, “Want to make out?”

95.You might as well sleep with me because I’m going to tell everyone we did.

96.Your mom was pretty good so I figured you would be too.

97.Are you a slot machine because I would like to take a chance.

98.Let’s fight under the covers.

99.I may not be Santa Claus but I’ll stuff your stockings.

100.I wish I was your derivative so I could lie tangent to your curves.

 

Some of these were laugh out loud funny.

Just say hello.

Let me know if you have any to add to the list or lines you’ve used to meet someone.

 

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Surprising Traits Men (and women) Find Attractive

They say that beauty is only skin deep, but there’s no denying that those first impressions are important ones. Ever wonder what men are really noticing, and what they really, honestly find the most attractive? Fortunately, there have been at least a handful of studies that have tried to find out just what men (and women) find attractive in their prospective partners, and it turns out that sometimes, it’s so hardwired into us that we don’t even realize what we’re looking for… until we find it.

Blue eyes (but only sometimes)

In theory, blondes have more fun. And what’s more wholesome than a blue-eyed blonde? Brown-eyed girls shouldn’t despair, though, as a study from the University of Tromso in Norway suggests that when it comes to potential mates, it’s only blue-eyed men that show a preference for blue-eyed women.

The study is pretty fascinating stuff. It asked 443 individuals a series of questions based on the hair and eye color of their current and past partners. They also presented participants with a series of photos in which the models’ eyes had been manipulated to change color, while leaving the rest of their appearance the same. They found that while women and brown-eyed men showed no preference over selecting partners (or being attracted to) any particular eye color, they also found that blue-eyed men overwhelmingly chose (and were attracted to) blue-eyed women.

The study also suggests there’s a very practical reason for this, and it’s all down to genetics. If you think back to some of the earliest things you learned about genetics in junior high, it’s that blue eyes are recessive. The only way a child can have blue eyes is to be born to two blue-eyed parents, or to two people who each carry part of the recessive gene for blue eyes. When two blue-eyed parents have a brown-eyed child, there could be something fishy going on. Blue-eyed people don’t carry the genes for brown eyes (they’d have brown eyes themselves), so the reasoning goes that a blue-eyed man will be more attracted to a blue-eyed woman. The study’s authors say that, conscious or subconscious, blue-eyed men’s preference for blue-eyed women might be linked to one extra layer of paternity protection.

 

An “older” appearance

It can be tough when those first few gray hairs show up, or when you realize that you’re suddenly in the next higher age bracket. But according to a joint study between psychologists from the University of St. Andrews and the University of Liverpool, a more mature appearance is exactly what some men find the most attractive.

Generally, cultures have a set of norms about what they consider attractive — that’s what makes a movie star universally admired, for example. Researchers wanted to find out how our personal experiences helped shape what we as individuals find attractive, so they looked at whether or not the faces we’re exposed to as children impact what we’re attracted to as adults. They found that it absolutely does, at least, when men are looking for a long-term partner.

The study found that men who were born to “older” mothers (those over 30) were more likely to find older women more attractive when they were looking for long-term relationships. While men who were only thinking in the short term didn’t show the same preferences, there was a definite correlation between the age of a man’s parents and his choice in women. While the mechanism that’s at work here isn’t entirely understood, it’s suggested that when looking for a long-term partner, there’s something about the influence of the first committed, long-term relationship we’re in (the parent-child relationship) that helps provide us with feelings of security as adults.

 

Similar characteristics to parents

Other studies suggest that parents’ influence on what characteristics men find attractive goes even beyond age. Another study from the University of St. Andrews looked at a phenomenon known as imprinting, well known to exist in the animal world and, until recently, largely unexplored in humans.

The study looked at how likely men (and women) are to be attracted to certain hair and eye color in their chosen partners, and they found that for men, the best indicator of preferences was the hair and eye color of their mothers. When nearly 700 volunteer participants (including 394 men) were asked about the hair and eye color of themselves, their parents, and their partners, they found that overwhelmingly, men were attracted to the same coloring that their mothers had. The same correlation didn’t appear when comparing their father’s hair and eye color, and while researchers aren’t entirely sure what’s going on here, they did suggest that it’s possible that the early connection between mother and son formed a sort of subconscious bond that suggests safety, familiarity, and comfort linked to the eye and hair color they knew first.

Another study, this one done by the University of Tokyo, found that men showed significant preference for women who shared something else with their mother: height. When they looked at volunteers who reported their own heights, along with their parents’ and their partners’ heights, they found that men were much more likely to be attracted to a woman of similar height to their mother.

 

The right sense of humor

A sense of humor is high on the list of traits that everyone says they look for in potential partners, but according to a study published in Evolution and Human Behavior, the sort of humor men and women find attractive is surprisingly different.

When both men and women were asked about the traits they looked for in a partner, both groups reported a sense of humor was equally important. But when the study looked a little further, they found that while women valued both the ability to be funny and to appreciate the same sort of things they found funny, men were a little more one-sided with what they found attractive. The men surveyed didn’t rate funny women as any more desirable, and instead, it was receptiveness to their own sense of humor that they valued. In other words, men want someone who’s going to laugh at their jokes. For men, it wasn’t as necessary that women be able to make them laugh. They were looking for someone who appreciated their capacity for what the study called their production of humor.

When men’s responses were broken down by the type of relationship they were talking about, the results were even more drastic. When it came to dating and long-term relationships, it was even more important for men to find someone who appreciated their sense of humor, while funny females were better for friendship and short-term relationships.

 

The right head tilt

According to a pair of Australian researchers, one thing that men find surprisingly attractive is a simple one that anyone can do — just tilt your head the right way.

They took a series of faces that were manipulated to appear as they were being viewed from different angles, and volunteers were then asked to rate the attractiveness of those faces, along with how feminine or masculine they were. They found that men were most attracted to faces when women tilted their heads forward enough that they were looking slightly up.

The results were significant and suggested that nothing more than a simple adjustment to the way we carry ourselves could make someone measurably more attractive. They suggested that it has something to do with height, and that when a man sees a woman who tilts her head forward and looks up at him, she’s presenting herself in such a way that accents height differences and, in turn, traditional ideas about masculinity and femininity.

 

Taking hunter-gatherer risks

This one goes both ways, and it turns out that both men and women find certain risk-taking behaviors incredibly attractive in potential mates. Personality traits that include being open to certain risks were rated as highly attractive to women, but surprisingly, men were attracted to women who were a certain kind of adventurous.

According to a study done by the University of Alaska Anchorage, men (and women) were attracted to those with personality traits that allowed them to take part in and enjoy what they called hunter-gatherer risks. That includes activities and dangers similar to what our ancient ancestors would have faced, like skiing, mountain climbing, whitewater rafting, and other outdoor activities. While those are things we usually think of as being attractive when a man does them, the study found that men are also attracted to the same behaviors in women.

Being attracted to risk-taking behaviors only went so far, through, and it was only ancient risks that were found attractive. Taking modern risks were definitely seen as less attractive, and that meant everything from driving without a seat belt to dabbling in drugs.

 

A high-pitched voice

While you might think that a husky voice would be a sexy one, studies have shown that what men are really attracted to is a higher-pitched voice. According to one study done by University College London, high-pitched voices were found to be almost universally more attractive to men, mostly because of the features, figure, and youth they imagined to go along with that voice. Volunteers were asked to listen to a series of voices and then rate them based on their appeal, and researchers found that there was sort of a sweet spot in pitch. Men rated high-pitched voices more attractive, but only to a certain point. When the voice got too high-pitched, the attractiveness declined. By the end of the study, they concluded that in order to be most attractive, a voice should be moderately high-pitched and slightly breathy, all which reportedly signaled that the speaker had a small frame.

Weirdly, they were also able to draw comparisons between their results and results that had been already found in the animal kingdom. There, males and females often have different pitch and tone to their voice, as they’re used for different reasons. That further led the team to the conclusion that men prefer moderately high-pitched voices not only because of the physical qualities they imply, but also because they impart the idea of submissiveness and make confrontation seem unlikely.

If your voice doesn’t fall into the realm of “moderately high-pitched,” there’s no need to fear. According to a study from the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, women who are talking to a man they’re attracted to tend to speak in a higher pitch without even realizing they’re doing it.

 

Ovulation

The science behind this one is pretty fascinating, and while ovulation might not be a specific trait, it is linked to some traits that men find attractive. According to a study in the journal Hormones and Behavior, men were more likely to rate women as being the most attractive when they were at the most fertile point in their menstrual cycle.

There have been a huge number of studies done on this, and there have been some fascinating discoveries. As women approach peak fertility, voices get higher in pitch, body odor changes and becomes more desirable, and it’s even suspected there might be some sort of incredibly discreet change in skin or lip color — all things men have traditionally found more attractive.

In 2007, a University of New Mexico study found that fertility even seemed to impact the tips made by professional lap dancers, and another study done by researchers from the University of Gottingen in Germany got similar results. Men were asked to watch silhouettes of women dancing and to pick out the more attractive women based only on their movements. Overwhelmingly, they choose the women who were at their most fertile, and they did the same thing when they were asked to choose the most attractive silhouettes of women simply walking. Researchers suspect that hormonal changes that happen in the body at times of peak fertility change some things to appeal even more to men, allowing them to pick up on fertility unconsciously.

 

The perfect WHR

When it comes to overall body shapes, we always hear that it’s the hourglass figure that’s most attractive. That might not be entirely true, though, and according to research done by professors at the University of Texas, it’s only the last part of the traditional trio of measurements that really matters.

Professor Devendra Singh took a look at the differences in how male and female bodies store fat, coupled with indicators of health and fertility. She found that when women have a waist to hip ratio (WHR) of between .67 and .8, they’re thought to be the most attractive to men. She conducted a series of experiments that not only surveyed men as to what shape they found most attractive, but also looked back through the last few decades at everything from Miss America contestants to Playboy models. The overwhelming majority of the men she surveyed agreed that the most attractive shape had to do with that magic WHR number, no matter what their age group was.

Other studies seem to show that no matter what the actual size of a woman is, it’s the ratio that’s more important than the weight or build. From women like Beyonce to Kate Moss, it didn’t matter how much they weighed. It was the ratio that men found most attractive.

 

Personality really does matter

When it comes to figuring out which traits are going to be most attractive to potential partners, it’s easy to focus on the physical. But studies have shown that personality traits like kindness really, truly do make a person more attractive. One study done at the University of Westminster polled 2,157 male students to find out what they found most attractive. The result showed something we’d find surprising, and that’s the fact that there was no body type or shape they found to be more universally attractive than any other. When men were supplied with personality traits, though, those traits made them select a wider range of body types and sizes that they said were attractive, compared to the selections they made on physical appearance alone.

Another study from a group of Chinese universities found similar results. They took both men and women and asked them to rate the attractiveness of a series of faces based only on appearance. Two weeks later, the same group was given personality traits along with the faces, and positive traits made faces more attractive. They even gave it a name: the halo effect.

So what are some of the traits connected with an increase in physical attraction? Honesty, respectfulness, and a positive attitude. Almost all positive personality traits have been shown to have a positive impact on what men think and how attractive they view potential partners, leading some psychologists to suggest as much effort should be put into the personality component of first impressions as the physical one.

 

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Star Wars – 1977

I remember seeing the trailer for it on TV and my friends and I getting really excited about how cool it looked. I was 14 years old and my dad said he would take me to see it. He was working at a bank down the shore back then and my sisters and I lived in Philly with Mom.

When I look back on it now it’s like they got separated but wouldn’t get divorced. According to my mother she didn’t want her kids ending up a statistic. Mom could chill in Philly and dad would live at the shore house in North Wildwood, NJ. Then he could carry on his affairs and go fishing with his buddies.

The good thing about that arrangement was life was more peaceful at home. I didn’t have to deal with the tension of having dad around all the time and it was greatest hits on the weekends.

Ninth grade in middle school was up to that point, the worst year of my life. I’ve faced far worse years in my adult life but up to that year 1976 – 1977 was by far the worst. I’ll just give you the quick and dirty:

Puberty, Glasses, pimples all over my face, chest and back, terrible student, picked on by kids at school in school, on the way home from school, and after school. It was like I was walking around wearing a target. I loved girls but they all hated me, but when you think of all the shit that happened and was done to me, it’s wrong, but I brought nothing to the table. All I had was a few friends, my music, my art and my comic books. Life sucked.

I remember seeing the previews for the a new movie coming out called Star Wars one day on TV and went buck wild. I had to see that movie. All of the boys in the neighborhood were talking about it. It looked super cool.

I talked to my dad about it and he said he would take me. A little father and son time. Even though I was afraid of him back then I probably still loved him.  I believe it was opening weekend for the film.

We got on the train and went downtown. There was a line waiting out front to get in! He bought us hot dogs and cans of soda from a street cart and we ate them while waiting in line. This was a brilliant move, because then we wouldn’t get hung up in a concession line inside waiting for overpriced popcorn and drinks. We’d get right in and find a pair of seats. Could have been good planning on the part of my pop. He was always a great planner. That’s the good side of having high anxiety and OCD.

The movie starts and the rest is history. We loved it! It was probably the greatest movie I had ever seen in my life. Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey was brilliant and is to this day still my favorite movie of all time. The special effects in 2001 set the standard for how science fiction films looked forever. But Star Wars was a fun, funny, exciting fable and adventure story. It blew my young mind.

It was an unforgettable afternoon with my pop and a landmark moment in film history. I went on to see it eight more times that summer!

But that’s another story!

 

 

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7 Things All Women Need In A Relationship

Listen up, guys. Men and women are at an emotional stalemate.

We feel something’s lacking in our relationships. The majority of men aren’t able to connect with their women fully, nor are women fully opening to their men.

Women aren’t opening because men aren’t giving them what they need. Women feel disappointed and resentful; they’re suffering. When women suffer, and they feel like they aren’t being seen, they close off to their men.

Fortunately, you can learn the right tools to be able to more fully connect with your woman. You can give your partner what she needs, allowing her to feel seen so that she will open again.

Take the time to read through these needs. Let them sink in. Understanding what you can do to help your partner fully open will not only improve your relationship, but it’ll improve your entire life.

Here are the seven things that all women want in a relationship.

 

1. To Feel Loved

When women feel loved, they relax and open to us. The arguments dissipate, the sex is abundant, and their nurturing feminine energy flows throughout our lives.

Not feeling loved is the subtext of every argument that you and your partner have.

If she’s unhappy that you’re going out with your friends, or she’s upset about her day at work, or she is only responding to you with brief snippets of sentences, then the cause is most likely her not feeling loved enough.

Learn to see through her words, actions, and moods and see what the real root of it is.

 

2. To Feel Safe

There’s a war being waged on women’s self-esteem, sexuality, and safety from a very young age.

Because of the barrage of negative messages being sent to women regarding their sexuality, women need to have a safe space where they feel that they can trust their partners.

She wants to trust your strength. She wants to feel like you can handle whatever she shows you.

She wants to feel like you won’t judge her if she asks for something risqué. She wants to know you won’t collapse in defeat if she tells you to do it “This way” instead.

By creating a safe space for your woman to open up to you emotionally and sexually, you will be giving her a very powerful gift. You allow her to grow within your relationship and undo old emotional damage.

 

3. To Feel Seen

Women want to feel seen.

She wants to feel you hearing her, and being aware of her emotional state.

She doesn’t necessarily want you to be affected by her emotional state, but she does want you to be witness to it.

If she is sitting across the room from you and you aren’t picking up on the fact that she’s suffering emotionally and on the verge of tears, she’ll begin to trust you less. She’ll think, “If he can’t see that I am hurting now, how long will it take him to figure it out? Will I be suffering for days or weeks before he’s aware of it or cares enough to help me through this? I guess I have to rely on myself for my own emotional support.”

Life can seem extremely lonely, even within a relationship. You have to constantly show your partner that at least one person will be witness to her and her journey through life. (Hint: that person is you.)

 

4. To Be Allowed To Be Nurturing

Just as masculine energy has the need to protect, feminine energy has the desire to nurture.

Women want to see the cracks in our armour. They want to see that we trust them enough to open up to them. They want to be able to help us through our sadness.

An integrated, evolved man who has a balanced masculine energy as well as his own sliver of feminine would welcome his woman’s nurturing.

If you’re a guy reading this, have you ever held open a door for a woman because it’s the polite thing to do (but more just because she’s a person and it wasn’t even a gender-based act) and she chews your ear off for it? “Oh what? I can’t open the door for myself because I’m a woman?! You sexist pig!”

That is an example of a wounded, unbalanced woman who doesn’t want to accept help from a masculine source. This is exactly how it feels to your partner when you push her away when you feel the most vulnerable. “I don’t need to lay my head down on your chest and tell you about my feelings because I don’t have any!” That’s a lie. It’s a lie that serves your purpose of not letting your partner in. This lack of vulnerability and authenticity is what’s making you and your partner suffer.

So let her in. She wants to love you.

Men mess up their relationships in these three specific ways. You have to see this before it’s too late…

 

5. To Feel Sexually Desired

What’s a major difference between your relationship to your partner and your relationship to everyone else in your life? You have sex with your partner.

Women need to feel sexually desired. They want to make sure that you see and appreciate them as a feminine, sexual being.

Praise her body. Feel her and touch her appreciatively. Remind her that you see her as a sexual being and you will both benefit.

 

6. To Be Appreciated

The feminine in all people responds primarily to praise and appreciation.

Remind your partner that you love her. Tell her that you appreciate what she brings to your life. Show her how much she means to you.

The fastest way to run your relationship into the ground is by ignoring your partner and taking her for granted. Appreciation is the opposite of those things. Appreciation is the embodying this mindset: “I’m aware of what you bring to my life, and I want you to be sure that I’m aware of it as well.”

So tell her what you appreciate, and tell her often.

 

7. To Feel Like She Can Count On You

Life gets pretty messy sometimes.

When life’s unavoidable difficulties arise, do you fall apart under pressure or are you able to bend and not break?

Women want to know that we can handle ourselves when life happens. They want to know that we won’t run and hide when they get a bit ‘too emotional’ for our liking. They want to know that they can count on us.

When you tell your partner you’ll do something, and then you don’t do it, it hurts her. She loses a piece of trust in you that has to be earned back. Even seemingly small things break that trust like you saying that you will wash the dishes shortly after dinner, but washing them the next morning instead.

When enough small transgressions like this are sprinkled throughout your relationship, she’ll distrust you.

Do what you say you’ll do, be who you say you are, and be consistent in your actions.

What Do Women Need In A Relationship?

Women want partners that care.

Women don’t want perfect partners; they want men who are striving to be their best selves.

She doesn’t necessarily want someone who has every step of his life pre-planned, but she wants someone with drive and with goals.

She doesn’t necessarily want someone who cries every day, but she does want someone who has the courage to cry in front of her when he needs to.

She doesn’t necessarily want someone who stays in therapy for his entire life, but she does want someone who has the courage to face his own emotional demons.

So put in the work. End the stalemate. Decide that you want to be in the kind of relationship that most people don’t have and you want to put in the effort necessary to become that kind of man.

The women of the world are waiting for us. And they want us to step up just as badly as we want them to open up.

 

 

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Cherie – Chapter 12 – Breakfast with Baby

Cherie parked at 17th and Arch. It was 9:30am on Tuesday. She walked down to Rachael’s which as we all know is my favorite breakfast spot. She arrived and we ordered. She had the bacon and cheese omelette and I changed it up. Normally I do scrambled eggs, bacon and a buttery bagel. But today I went with the French toast, with a side of bacon. It was fantastic. We sat there for a while and chatted.

She told me she was scheduled to work three night shifts this weekend, so she couldn’t come down. I was disappointed I wouldn’t get to see her, but I knew it would give me a chance to clean the bat cave. Especially the bedroom. That’s definitely happening.

Lorelei is normally away on the weekends so the coast will be clear for Cherie to come over to play. I told Cherie with how hard she works and how she has to drive an hour down here to see me, maybe she needs a place to lie down and rest in the afternoon. She laughed knowing I just want to get into her pants.

We finished up and went back to her car. She’s still under the weather but getting better every day. I’m still coughing. I’m sure the smoking doesn’t help. But at least I don’t do it around her. She had to get to her class at Temple, so our encounter was short but sweet. She wasn’t as affectionate as she usually is, but she said she doesn’t want to get too worked up in broad daylight in her car, and also because she knows she’s not going to see me for two weeks.

 

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10 Tips On How To Prevent Cheating In A Relationship

Cheating on your partner, it would seem, has become an accepted part of having a relationship, but it shouldn’t be. Cheating hurts and it betrays a trust, and there really is no excuse for it. But, cheating is often a symptom of a deeper problem in a relationship, so here we explore some of the things that can be done to prevent cheating in a relationship:

1. Understand and agree on the boundaries

What constitutes cheating can vary from person to person. Is it OK to dance with another person, kiss a person or give them a hug? Or, to your partner, does this mean that you have cheated? There needs to be a clear understanding of what cheating means to each of you, and then there can be no mistakes.

2. Be best friends, as well as starry-eyed lovers

It’s important to be good friends, as well as lovers. You need to be able to talk to one another openly or you will find that some things are being kept a secret.

3. Learn to grow and change together

Couples need to be able to grow, in their right, and together. Everyone needs new challenges and new opportunities, so pursue those together and no one will feel the need to go elsewhere to broaden their horizons.

4. Make staying faithful a no brainer

The best defence against cheating is to make the relationship so great, that your partner has too much to lose by cheating. Communication is the key here, talk to each other about what you want, and make sure that you take account of each other’s needs.

5. Keep things interesting and try new things together

Boredom is often cited as a reason for cheating, so keep things interesting and try different things. This is not just restricted to being adventurous in the bedroom! It also means going out to different places, taking up new hobbies and even changing the channel you watch on TV.

6. Be there for each other and listen

You’ve heard it before: ‘My wife / husband / boyfriend /girlfriend doesn’t understand me’. That is as much a symptom of not listening, as it is about not understanding. Listen, when your partner says ‘let’s do something different this weekend’, or they could be doing something different next weekend with someone else.

7. Don’t take your relationship for granted or you can find yourself surprised, and alone!

Don’t assume that your partner is happy and never assume that nobody else would put with them! Just because you would never consider living apart doesn’t mean that they feel the same way. Taking someone for granted is a sure way to finding yourself surprised, and alone.

8. Don’t be too controlling

Complaining, nagging and criticising can all add up to an unhappy relationship. You are in a sharing partnership and no one of you should be controlling the other. If you are trying to control your partner, you might find that they suffer in silence, until one day, they go elsewhere for solace.

9. Be sure to let your partner know that they are appreciated and loved

You may well love your partner, care about them and would never want to be apart from them. But, when did you last tell them that? It’s about taking things for granted again, so don’t assume that your partner feels loved, tell them that they are.

10. Don’t cheat on your partner!

Cheating means different things to different people, as we have already said. Men, in particular, are very sensitive to what they might see as cheating and, even if it’s only emotional, their way of hitting back can often be cheating in revenge. In the long run, no one wins by cheating. It is far better to just be honest.

Do you have some other relationship advice and tips on how to prevent cheating in a relationship?

 

 

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15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud) – Part 2

  • Just like women, men can play games, send mixed messages and stop themselves from saying what’s on their minds.
    They say that while women are complex and hard to read, men are simple. Supposedly, they say what’s on their minds, pursue what they want and don’t overthink things. But if you’ve ever dated a man, you’ll know that this isn’t exactly the case, at least with most guys! Just like women, men can play games, send mixed messages and stop themselves from saying what’s on their minds.

    If you’re a woman dating a man, you might want a little insight into how his mind works and what it is that he wants from you. We’ll never have the answers that speak for all men on the planet, but we do have 15 Whisper confessions from real guys that detail the things they want from the women in their lives, but don’t like to say out loud.

    Some of their desires are pretty logical, and not at all unique—most humans crave unconditional love and all its elements. There are also some confessions that are a bit more confusing, some you probably would have guessed, and others that will surprise you.

    So, what do at least some guys secretly want from their women? Glad you asked! Read on to find out.

  • 7. Ask For His Help, Advice And Input So He Can Feel Wanted And Needed
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

Not all men want to fit into that hero stereotype, but some guys do. Some feel pressured by that expectation to be brave and save the day, while others feel inspired by it, and this anonymous Whisper confessor is one of those guys.

We don’t think anybody should act like they need saving when they’re perfectly capable of rescuing themselves—women have come much too far to feel obligated to play the damsel in distress again. But when you do need some advice or help, don’t be afraid to ask for it! This shows him that you value his presence and his opinion in your life and will probably boost his confidence a little bit. You probably don’t need a man in your life, but feel free to show him that you do want him.

  • 6. Laugh At His Jokes, Even When They Couldn’t Be Less Funny
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

This might sound like something incredibly simple, but you’d be surprised how many guys feel exactly the same way. A sense of humor is usually at the top of the list of ideal partner qualities, meaning everyone likes to feel like they are funny, whether they’re men or women. It can take some nerve to crack a joke in front of someone you like because you could end up just hanging there without any laughs and a battered self-esteem.

You’re not obligated to laugh at something that you don’t find funny, but it is a kind thing to do to save someone’s feelings. And if you’re into them, it makes them feel more relaxed around you, which has to be a good thing, If the joke genuinely is funny, don’t be afraid to tell them so. You’ll make their day!

  • 5. Don’t Be Afraid To Embark On Adventures With Him
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

As we mentioned, there have been a number of unfair standards and expectations of behavior placed on both women and men throughout history. While men have been expected to be brave and full of confidence, women have been required to be gentle, submissive and in need of saving. It’s fine if you feel like you fit into that standard, but it’s also fine if you don’t. And according to this guy, it’s attractive too.

Having an adventure together is one of the best things you can do as a couple. It brings you closer, lets you learn a lot about each other and form a stronger bond and gives you something to do besides Netflix and Chill. Mind you, an adventure doesn’t have to be trekking through the jungle in search of gold; you’d be surprised what adventures you can find right in the comfort of your own town!

  • 4. Don’t Play Dumb When You’re Smart Since He Craves Intellectual Conversation
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

Sadly, some women still feel like they have to dumb themselves down to appear more attractive to men. The main cause of this is usually a woman thinking that the man she’s talking to will be intimidated by a woman who’s intelligent. Even more sadly, that sometimes is the case.

But a lot of the time, men aren’t as turned off by a smart woman as society makes them out to be. On the contrary, studies have found that many men actually find it incredibly attractive when they can have a real, intellectual conversation with a girl. Whether you like talking about space science, have opinions on Shakespeare or just have something to say that reflects your real opinions on any subject, don’t feel like you have to button it up.

  • 3. Some Men Really Like To Be The Head Of The House
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

Yikes. It’s a little confronting to find out that some men feel like this deep inside, but we’re better off knowing the truth than living in the dark. We’d like to think that we’ve advanced beyond the days of men expecting women to submit to them and cater to their every need, but not everybody is at that level. All we can say is be aware that there are guys out there who do want obedience in a woman and don’t feel like you have to fill that role just to get them to like you. You’re probably more compatible with someone else!

Some people, whether they’re men or women, naturally prefer to be submissive or obedient to their partners. If you find this works for you, it’s probably fine to end up with someone like this, as long as you’re happy and he doesn’t turn abusive.

  • 2. Like Women, Men Want Someone To Just Be Real
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

Society tends to pick on males for only wanting one thing from women. They’re often portrayed as ravenous beings that are only on the physical side of love, incapable of having a real relationship without a side chick. We speak from personal experience when we say that, although this might be true of some men, it’s simply not the case with them all. Men are human, and just like women, some of them are no good. Just like women, they want someone who cares about them and who can stay loyal.

It’s foolish to assume that men don’t have feelings and that they can’t get their hearts broken. They might not feel like they can talk about it openly like most women do, but many of them just want to be loved properly.

  • 1. And Others Want You To Be The Boss
15 Men Confess The Things They Want From Their Women (But Will Never Say Out Loud)

In the same way that there are guys out there who won’t accept anything less than being the alpha male and wearing the pants, there are also guys who prefer their women to be the boss and take the lead. Online studies claim that many men out there love women to make decisions and take the lead, and even become a little aggressive when things get physical, favoring love bites over soft kisses.

We don’t love the word “bossy” because it’s hardly ever used with regard to men, and is often a negative way to describe a woman who goes after what she wants and isn’t afraid to stand up for herself. But this confession is proof that there’s no one standard that appeals to all men, so don’t bother changing yourself to fit anybody else’s idea of attractive.

 

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