One of my favorite dating and relationship blogs, unemployedkat.com, written by a writing group buddy, Kat, inspired this post. Her latest post on “those awkward relationship talks” got me thinking even harder about something I’ve been contemplating: how and when to ask the “hard” questions on a date. You know, those questions where the wrong answer is a definite dealbreaker.
There’s a certain art to choosing the perfect first date location. I prefer a casually romantic ambiance in a dimly lit bar or speakeasy. Most men probably want this too. Sometimes, they just don’t know it yet. They may need a classy and knowledgeable woman to make a few suggestions. Enter, you.
As I sat outside at a café in my neighborhood working on some short stories this Sunday afternoon, I felt overwhelmed by the feedback from friends and writing peers that I was trying to process, and use to improve my stories.