This week my friend’s “boyfriend” gave her his Christmas present early. He got her a gym membership. The quotemarks are to show my already growing disdain for this man. I should add that this “boyfriend” is divorced and has bragged that he divorced his ex-wife because she gained 40 lbs after they got married. That’s a whole other problem. The first problem is his horrible, insulting, awkward present. Besides a tirade of WTFs and signing her up for Weight Watchers, I can’t think of something more insulting and wonder why she is still dating him. However, that is another post, let’s stick to the first issue: Buying your woman a Christmas present.
The holidays can be stressful. I sometimes have a hard time buying gifts for my own family members (thank God for amazon lists), but men, buying gifts for women is not hard. I’m convinced buying for men is way harder. I’m not talking about buying women expensive jewelry, cars wrapped in bows or puppies. In fact, there are some pretty standard, fairly reasonably-priced presents that you can get almost any woman, and she will love it. Especially if it’s your first Christmas together and you’re a little stuck. Any of these may be the way to go. My father used to rush out on the 23rd and buy my mother a slew of books. Yes, books. That’s it. Have I mentioned that my mom divorced my dad? I... (cont'd)
True Confessions: Tinder Date #21+comment
Since the main goal of Tinder is to hook up with someone, I really need to look at the pros and cons of sleeping with a dude who lives around the corner:
- The walk of shame in the morning is minimized. Less chance of witnesses.
- You can probably still check-in to your own home on Foursquare, so your friends think you slept at home.
- It’s a realistic booty call, for when you’re only able to stumble so far.