* * * I do not in any way shape or form wish to imply through this blog that I think most men are losers.
This blog focuses on a small, albeit exhausting, minority of the male population.
And I found, no matter the packaging, a recurring theme: the need to trust my instincts.
A healthy sex drive and a heart can be competing interests.
Then he proceeded to recount tales of his latest physical fight. “I’ve heard that before,” he replied — and then continued his monologue.
At the restaurant, between speechifying, he called over every member of the waitstaff he knew until I felt like a show pony.
Despite the alarming amount of stuff packed in his car, like, an “is-this-guy-homeless” amount of stuff, he produced a signed original illustration that I liked and friended me on social.
I was flabbergasted, as much at the massive waste of my night as by the fact that no police stopped us walking down Central Avenue with that thing.But hey, we all like a trash fire every now and then — if we didn’t, you’d be reading the horoscopes right now.The tall redhead approached me at a private party hosted by a friend of a friend.Bet, that’s just what I’m going to do with you, I thought.I politely excused myself to the ladies room and made my way to the back door.
I told him I’d lost my appetite and prepared to fake an emergency — I needed to salvage some of my Friday night — but he begged to have at least one drink.