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Did you know there are more breakups between New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day than during any other 6-week period of the year? It’s true. So, in honor of this heartbreaking stretch, I thought I’d post this little poll to compare breakup scenarios.
Enterprising artist, Jeremy Brown, has given couples a new way to add a little color to their sex lives. Brown created a “Love is Art” kit that allows couples to create a masterpiece by “rolling around naked on a non-allergenic cotton canvas, in dollops of paint.” The kit, which ranges in price from $60 to $110, includes a plastic sheet, a specially treated canvas, non-toxic paint, and disposable slippers that couples can use “to walk to the shower towash the paint off.”
One woman said on the artist’s website: “When we have people over and they look at the painting and ask where it’s from, we look at each other and smile and say, ‘Garage sale.’ It’s our inside joke that will never end…”
That’s funny — that’s exactly what Drew and I say when people ask where Jackson’s from.
You may have heard something about a presidential election in the US tomorrow? I thought it would be fun to see who the DW community predicts will win the thing. Cast your vote below, and don’t forget to hit the polls tomorrow!
I’ve mentioned before how Drew doesn’t drive — he was born and raised in Manhattan and just never learned how — and it’s one of the few things I would change about him if I could. I would normally say it’s the “only” thing I’d change, but this time of year — the time of post-season baseball — I’m always reminded that we are mismatched on another issue, too. That is, Drew is a rabid Yankee fan and I just can’t summon up two shits for any sports (sorry). So while I wish our October were less baseball-baseball-baseball, he probably wishes he were married to someone who at least acted like she cared who won or lost, especially when it’s her husband’s, like, passion and all. On this issue, I think we both have to accept that we are a bit mismatched. It happens. Anyhoo, this got me thinking about traits and skills people might wish their significant others possessed (but don’t). Poll below.
This poll is inspired by a recent message board thread about online dating and how long people wait to schedule dates with people they click with. Back when I did a little online dating (always locally), I liked to exchange emails for about a week or two before meeting in person. I don’t think I ever asked anyone out, but I may have made some nudges in that direction, hinting that I was ready to take things offline. I figured if more than three weeks had gone by and we still hadn’t met face-to-face, then there wasn’t enough interest in making it happen and I moved on already. What about you? What’s your normal practice?