But in the days after the date, I got a few emails from Sean O'Sean, and a "thinking of you" type of text late in the day Saturday ...
and I began to get the feeling he was pretty into it.
I actually had quite a nice time--despite being in the throes of that nasty head cold, so that, by the end of the night, I had a nice pile of snotty cocktail napkins on the table, next to my glass. He was interesting, sweet, paid me a few really nice compliments in a way that didn't feel uncomfortable or corny, and I genuinely liked him A LOT as a person. At the end of the date, he asked if I'd be up for a second.
I said sure--because the prospective of hanging out again REALLY did seem nice.
So--in keeping with my belief that I should be guided by The Golden Rule in dating, and all things--I sent him an email Monday saying: "As much as I enjoyed our time together, I didn't feel that huge, crazy spark--for whatever lamentable and inexplicable reason. I happened to be checking out the next chapter of HOW TO LOVE LIKE A HOT CHICK-- the book that gave us those suggestions about single-person experiences every chick should have--which has been residing on my desk these past few weeks (alongside the two other books I'm reading--WAR PEACE and WATERMARK).
An emotional betrayal can be even more damaging to a marriage than a physical one, said marriage counselor M.I was co-hosting a company-sponsored discussion last fall, open to the public, about coping with divorce. The whole affair was online."The man added that his marriage had ended partly because of it — but still, he needed clarification about whether that Internet relationship constituted infidelity. Several people in the audience nodded "yes," followed by a response from our expert on hand, therapist and author Ross Rosenberg, who specializes in treating sex addiction."Cheating is when you are verbally, emotionally or physically intimate with somebody other than your spouse or partner," said Rosenberg, author of "The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We Love People Who Hurt Us" (PESI Publishing and Media).A member of the audience shared with the group that he had discovered his wife was involved in a cyber affair."Is that considered cheating? "This can become an affair when there is a relationship ...The e-platform will be hosted on the WCD ministry's website and the complaints will then be taken up with the respective ministries or departments."We hope our ICCs work in such a way that hopefully, we won't have the need for using such a platform to seek redressal.One analogous characteristic is engaging in sexual behaviors despite the negative consequences they bring.