Let’s call them “the firsts.” Before getting into a real relationship with someone, you’ll typically spend the first few dates in public settings, either at restaurants or bars or bowling alleys.
So deciding to invite them into your home can be nerve-racking, not because they’re going to rob you—hopefully you have a better judge of character than that—but because your home can say a about you. If your floors look like they haven’t been vacuumed in five years, it might come as a red flag, especially if you’ve only lived there for six months.
They both treated the whole thing fairly analytically at first, like a science experiment with cocktails and cutesy little notes they write to each other before their dates.
But then, after about a week, it starts to get interesting – mainly because they start to actually fancy each other.
Before I continue I should warn you that their couples therapist, her personal therapist, and their joint musings based on all the years of therapy they’ve previously had, feature heavily throughout the blog.
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