New relationship energy (NRE) even when it becomes sex is not a sure path to love
Halfway through the year I was determined to turn the dating blog into a book and so took some time off from the day to day and focused on editing. Someone said that I should take out all the naughty bits – they were too distracting. So I did then and crafted an ending to it as a book. I cheated a bit – used the short story I’d written at the start – Dear John – and put it at the end. After all that effort, I didn’t like the look of it and returned it to its original state – an unexpurgated blog, with all the naughty trimmings and excess fat.
Max asked me what I’d learned from my year of dating and I had thought hard about his question. From all the mad, crazy, and indiscriminate sex I was having I concluded that love was trickier than…
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