Breathless: The Pitfalls of Dating the Freakishly Attractive
You appear to share common interests and possess a similar outlook. A pattern emerges. One night, lying there in the afterglow of another good session, you tentatively ask what the score is. Every time these thoughts creep in, you remind yourself of when you were laughing a few weeks ago. You remember the stuff they talked about doing with you but have made no moves toor when they said that they really enjoy your company. After posing the question, the atmosphere changes. They pull themselves onto their side and look at you. As I type these words, more than a few people out there are having sex with someone who they have more than a casual interest in.
The other day, at a Fashion Week party, my friend Alan and I stood against a wall, scanning the room for hot people, as you do. I told him that, by 31, the realization was probably a bit overdue, but I knew can you repeat that? he meant: As one gets older, it becomes harder and harder en route for be attracted to someone simply as of the way they look. Before perhaps we become more acutely alert of the impermanence of beauty afterwards experiencing our own signs of aging? While some people clearly feel arrogant to have a hottie on their arm, others are more comfortable having the upper hand in the advantage department. Millie and I lived all together during our early and mid-twenties, after that at the time, it felt akin to every other week she had a new model boyfriend.