(image_by John Hersey)
These days, conversations about relationships, sexual attraction, and the woes of modern dating are never-ending, no matter what your age or gender.
These topics are examined at length at sky-high bars in Bangkok, transcontinental phone calls, skype chats, and drinks at the local watering hole. It makes me wonder: with global warming changing our climate and ecosystems, “the world is flat” phenomenon, and all the great books to discuss, why do we singles continue to spend HOURS discussing the topic of relationships? Three articles in today’s New York Times shed light on why this might be so.
Birds Do It. Bees Do It. People Seek the Keys to It by Natalie Angier
Pas de Deux of Sexuality Is Written in the Genes by Nicholas Wade
To my "conversation buddies" Darth Vadar, Naga, Mr. Ideas Are Cool, Farm Boy, Pirate, Dancing Shoes, and all the other men in my life who enlighten me on the strange workings of the male psyche: thank-you!
Oh how boring life would be if we were all one gender! ;-)