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your romantic status

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by writing irish, Nov 1, 2007.


What's your current romantic status?

  1. married -blissfully happy

  2. married -content, happy-ish

  3. married -pretty medicore

  4. married -unhappy/marriage on rocks

  5. engaged

  6. in relationship -very, very happy

  7. in relationship -good, only minor troubles

  8. in relationship -pretty medicore

  9. in relationship -unhappy/relationship on rocks

  10. single -but with a main sweetie

  11. single -fucking up a storm and loving it

  12. single -promiscuous and self-loathing

  13. single -casually dating, having fun

  14. single -casually dating, hating it

  15. single -occasional action, wish there was more

  16. single -occasional action and that's plenty

  17. single -no action and that's ok with me

  18. single -I'm so lonesome I could cry

  19. given up, don't even masturbate any more

  20. I'm an asshole who fucks people over.

    0 vote(s)
  1. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    The museum of relationship stuff got me thinking- are sports journalists really that much unluckier in love or is that a myth? Not that this poll would answer that question, but I thought it'd be interesting, anyway.

    Sorry so many options, but I wanted to account for nuance.
  2. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    The masturbation one is really funny. Nice work. That would be asexual then, wouldn't it?
  3. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I voted in a relationship and very happy, because, dammit, I am. :) We fight, but who doesn't?

    That said, you'd best find a girl who's super cool and who works in a compatible field, or this business will chew up any romantic ideas you've got. And given where many in this biz seem to be starting from, those two things can be insurmountable.

    Now, what I want to know is, how do people is this biz save up enough money to buy a ring and get married?
  4. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

    Pretty much de facto asexual, yup. Hope that isn't one of the leading responses.
  5. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Marry a nurse. They have even crazier hours and make more money than we do.
  6. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    I tried that and it didn't end well.

    As far as buying a ring, zeke, just don't buy one that is insanely expensive. Surely she understands you don't make a lot of coin and that it is about what the ring means, not how big it is.
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Single and ain't gotten as much as a sniff of it in 18 months.
  8. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    Oh, and I voted casually dating and having fun.
  9. Ring = 15 months, no interest. The only way possible for me.

    In a very happy relationship. Will be engaged in less than two months. :)
  10. JoelHammond

    JoelHammond Member

    A quick Googling will tell you where I work/who I am, but I decided last February to go the 8-5 route. It's certainly helped in this aspect, and it's paid off -- I voted in a relationship with only minor troubles -- but you'll never guess what happened on the road to bliss: I miss deadlines, the bad pay and the stupid co-workers.

    For everyone who says they long to get out of sports, know that that's going to be a part of it.
  11. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Even the choices with lonesome and self-loathing are too positive for my situation.

    But to address something related to Zeke's point, I've been single for five years and I have absolutely no idea, when working nights and weekend with the bulk of your spare time between midnight and 5 a.m., where in the hell you're supposed to meet people. And I'm not interested in the bar scene.
  12. Rosie

    Rosie Active Member

    If you wait until you have enough money, you'll be single all your life.

    I know I'm in the female minority, but the diamond wasn't important, it's the relationship. (Confession time, I don't even wear my engagement ring, I wear a birthstone ring Mr. Rosie bought me a few years ago.)

    Just don't go broke buying a ring. A piece of jewelry should not put you in the poor house.
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